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Use of Lateral Position as a Safety Surrogate Measure

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Project status

Completed

Start date: 08/01/09
End date: 01/31/11

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Sponsor(s): Midwest Transportation Consortium

About the research

Abstract:

This study provides better information about the effectiveness of rural roadway safety countermeasures with a focus on lane departures. The main emphasis of the research was to conduct a crash surrogate analysis for common road departure events and develop a model that can be used to predict and mitigate road departures.