CMF / CRF Details

CMF ID: 389

Replace Night-Time Flash with Steady Operation

Description:

Prior Condition: No Prior Condition(s)

Category: Intersection traffic control

Study: Accident Modification Factors for Traffic Engineering and ITS Improvements, Harkey et al., 2008

 
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Rating Points Total: 120
Crash Modification Factor (CMF)
Value: 0.65
Adjusted Standard Error: 0.26
Unadjusted Standard Error: 0.15
Crash Reduction Factor (CRF)
Value: 35   (This value indicates a decrease in crashes)
Adjusted Standard Error: 26
Unadjusted Standard Error: 15
Applicability
Crash Type: Nighttime
Crash Severity: All
Roadway Types: Not specified
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Area Type: Urban
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If countermeasure is intersection-based
Intersection Type: Roadway/roadway (not interchange related)
Intersection Geometry: 3-leg,4-leg
Traffic Control: Signalized
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Development Details
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Type of Methodology Used: Before/after using empirical Bayes or full Bayes
Other Details
Included in Highway Safety Manual? No
Date Added to Clearinghouse: Dec-01-2009
Comments: The number of crashes in the after period were not reported in this study, however, they have been recorded as 300 to give 10 points as a beneift of doubt for one or more of the following: (1) number of miles/sites in the reference/treatment group, (2) number of crashes in the references/treatment group, (3) reporting AADTs for the aggregate dataset but not for the disaggragate dataset used for CMF development.