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Safety Data Management and Analysis: Addressing the Continuing Education Needs for the Pacific Northwest (Phase 2)
The purpose of this two-part project was to respond to gaps in delivering transportation safety education and to develop introductory curriculum materials for both academicians and practitioners. The project objectives included: developing a comprehensive understanding of needs and priorities with regard to safety data ...
Streamlining the Crash Reporting Process in the Pacific Northwest
Over five million traffic crashes are reported annually in the United States, and the documentation process for every single crash begins at the scene of the incident with information gathered by a member of the law enforcement community or by a private citizen (NHTSA). This information is subsequently transmitted to a local ...
Safety Data Management and Analysis: Addressing the Continuing Education Needs for the Pacific Northwest
Recent advancements in data collection capabilities have allowed transportation-related agencies to collect mountains of safety data. There is an immediate need to find out what types of safety data are being collected, what types of safety analysis can be done with the collected data, and what (other) types of safety data ...
Passing Zone Behavior and Sight Distance on Rural Highways: Evaluation of Crash Risk and Safety under Different Geometric Conditions
To determine the effect of horizontal curvature, vertical curvature, and guardrails on driver passing behavior, a combination of field data collection and a driving simulator in a controlled environment were used. Field sites were identified along areas of concern to the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities: ...
Mixed-Use Safety on Rural Facilities in the Pacific Northwest
In the United States, one in 12 households does not own a personal automobile, and approximately 13 percent of those who are old enough to drive do not. Trips by these individuals are being made in many other possible modes, creating the need to “share space” among many forms of travel. The goal of this project was to ...