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Roadway Safety Information Analysis: A Manual for Local Rural Road Owners

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Appendix B. Resources

Analytical Tools/Methods

Federal Highway Administration, Highway Safety Facts and Statistics website. Available at http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/facts_stats/.

Green, E.R. and Agent, K.R., Crash Rates at Intersections, University of Kentucky College of Engineering, Kentucky Transportation Center. Research Report KTC-03-21/SPR258-03-2I (2003). Available at http://www.ktc.uky.edu/Reports/KTC_03_21_SPR258_03_2I.pdf.

Gross, F. and Yunk, K. U.S. "Using CRFs to Improve Highway Safety." Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Public Roads, May/June 2009, pp. 26-31. Available at https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/publicroads/09june/04.cfm.

Federal Highway Administration, "Desktop Reference for Crash Reduction Factors." (Washington, DC: 2007). Available at http://www.ite.org/safety/issuebriefs/Desktop%20Reference%20Complete.pdf.

Federal Highway Administration, "Crash Reduction Factors" website. Available at http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/tools/crf/.

Federal Highway Administration, "Crash Modifications Factors Clearinghouse" website. Available at http://www.cmfclearinghouse.org/.

NCHRP Report 500 Series: Guide for Implementation of the AASHTO Strategic Highway Safety Plan

Relevant information is assembled into single concise volumes, each pertaining to specific types of highway crashes or contributing factors. Data-focused volumes include:

Volume 19: A Guide for Collecting and Analyzing Safety Highway Safety Data. Available at: http://safety.transportation.org/guides.aspx?cid=40

Volume 21: Safety Data and Analysis in Developing Emphasis Area Plans. Available at: http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/nchrp_rpt_500v21.pdf

NCHRP - Synthesis 321: Roadway Safety Tools for Local Agencies: A Synthesis of Highway Practice. Available at: http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/nchrp_syn_321.pdf

Databases

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Center for Statistics and Analysis, Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS). Available at http://www-fars.nhtsa.dot.gov/Main/index.aspx.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Crash Outcome Data Evaluation System (CODES). Available at http://www.nhtsa.gov/Data/State+Data+Program+&+CODES.

State and Local Programs and Initiatives

Iowa Department of Transportation. "Crash Analysis." Accessed at: http://www.intrans.iastate.edu/pubs/traffichandbook/5CrashAnalysis.pdf.



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