CMF / CRF Details

CMF ID: 9170

Install in-lane curve warning pavement markings

Description: Pavement marking showing the word "Slow" and an arrow to alert drivers to an upcoming curve in the road.

Prior Condition:  No Prior Condition(s)

Category: Delineation

Study: Safety Evaluation of Two Curve Warning Treatments: In-Lane Curve Warning Pavement Markings and Oversized Chevron Signs, Lyon et al., 2017

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Star Quality Rating:4 Stars  [View score details]
Rating Points Total:110
Crash Modification Factor (CMF)
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error:0.175
Crash Reduction Factor (CRF)
Value:35.1  (This value indicates a decrease in crashes)
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error:17.5
Crash Type:Nighttime
Crash Severity:All
Roadway Types:Not specified
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Crash Weather:Not specified
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Traffic Volume:Minimum of 590 to Maximum of 7600 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
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Time of Day:Night
If countermeasure is intersection-based
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Development Details
Date Range of Data Used:
Type of Methodology Used:Before/after using empirical Bayes or full Bayes
Sample Size (crashes):15 crashes before, 17 crashes after
Sample Size (miles):0.82 miles before, 0.82 miles after
Sample Size (miles):8.57 mile-years before, 17.37 mile-years after
Other Details
Included in Highway Safety Manual?No
Date Added to Clearinghouse:Nov 17, 2017
Comments:Sample size is small, use with caution. Excludes intersection-related and animal-related crashes.