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Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-12-0067
Project Name:   Development of Crash Modification Factors
Project Status:   Active
Start Date:  November 16, 2012
End Date:  November 16, 2017
Contact Information
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 [HRDS-20]
Program:   Safety Innovation Deployment
Project detail
Roadmap/Focus area(s):   Intersections
Project Description:   (1) Under Development of Crash Modification Factors (DCMF), Task A; develop reliable crash modification factors. (2) 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 other tasks as required.
Product Type:   Techbrief
Technical report
White paper
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 first 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 strip.White paper for finding new statistical methodologies and improving the existing ones for highway safety evaluations.
FHWA Topics:   Safety--Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety
TRT Terms:   Collisions
Safety Factors
FHWA Disciplines:   Pavement and Materials
Subject Areas:   Highways
Maintenance and Preservation
Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Transportation (General)


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