CMF / CRF Details

CMF ID: 10121

Increase density of access points

Description: Safety effects on of spacing of access points (intersections and driveways) along a roadway segment

Prior Condition:  Access spacing greater than 1,320 ft

Category: Access management

Study: Examining Safety on Two-Lane and Multilane Highways in Consideration of Access Spacing, Hamzeie et al., 2019

Star Quality Rating:3 Stars  [View score details]
Rating Points Total:105
Crash Modification Factor (CMF)
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error:0.323
Crash Reduction Factor (CRF)
Value:-247.3  (This value indicates an increase in crashes)
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error:32.3
Crash Type:Other
Crash Severity:All
Roadway Types:Not specified
Street Type:
Minimum Number of Lanes:3
Maximum Number of Lanes:
Number of Lanes Direction:Both Directions
Number of Lanes Comment:Multi Lane
Crash Weather:Not specified
Road Division Type:
Minimum Speed Limit:20
Maximum Speed Limit:65
Speed Unit:mph
Speed Limit Comment:
Area Type:Not specified
Traffic Volume:Minimum of 1060 to Maximum of 41600 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
Average Traffic Volume:10411 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
Time of Day:Not specified
If countermeasure is intersection-based
Intersection Type:
Intersection Geometry:
Traffic Control:
Major Road Traffic Volume:
Minor Road Traffic Volume:
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Development Details
Date Range of Data Used:2012 to 2016
Type of Methodology Used:Regression cross-section
Sample Size (miles):1247 miles
Sample Size (mile-years):6235 mile-years
Other Details
Included in Highway Safety Manual?No
Date Added to Clearinghouse:Jul 26, 2019
Comments:Non-animal crashes. CMF for changing access point spacing greater than 1320ft to 150ft or less.