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PMSS Project Details

 

Project ID:FHWA-PROJ-12-0067
Project Name: Development of Crash Modification Factors
Status: Active
Contact:
Last Name:Amjadi
First Name:Roya
Telephone:202-493-3383
E-mail:roya.amjadi@dot.gov
Office: Office of Safety Research and Development
Team:Safety Data and Analysis Team
Roadmap/Focus area(s): Intersections
Roadway Departure
Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Comprehensive Approach to Safety
Infrastructure Research and Technology Strategic Plan and Roadmap
Safety Planning
Safety Data and Analysis
Project Description:Under DCMF, Task A; Develop reliable crash modification factors.Under DCMF, Task B; finding new statistical methodologies and improving existing ones, conduct CMFs Gap analysis, research needs, and stakeholder meetings, Determine high priority national safety concerns and their corresponding focus states for systemic safety improvements and evaluations, and others tasks as required
Start Date: November 16, 2012
End Date: November 16, 2017
Goals:
This study will
  • Develop scientific and reliable crash modification factors for low-cost to high-cost priority safety improvements
  • Advance highway safety research for before/after evaluation by finding new statistical methodologies and improving existing ones
  • Conduct CMFs Gap analysis, research needs, and stakeholder meetings
  • Determine high priority national safety concerns and their corresponding focus states for systemic safety improvements and evaluations
  • Others as identified 
Test Methodology: Statistical
Expected Benefits:Reduced crash frequency and severity.
Deliverables:Name: The product quantity varies per number of active tasks under this program. For the 1st quarter of 2014, we expect to deliver a technical Report, techBriefs, and a white Paper.
Product Type(s): Technical report, Techbrief, White paper
Description: Technical Report and TechBriefs for combination of edgeline and shoulderline rumble stripWhite Paper for finding new statistical methodologies and improving the existing ones for highway safety evaluations.
Keywords: Collisions
Safety Factors
Costs
Safety
Research
Highways
Maintenance
Subject Areas: Highways
Maintenance and Preservation
Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Pavements
Research
Transportation (General)