Use of Lateral Position as a Safety Surrogate Measure
Start date: 08/01/09
End date: 01/31/11
- October 2012, Relationship between Lane Departure Events and Roadway Characteristics 559.18 kb (*pdf)
- October 2012, Relationship between Speed and Lateral Position on Curves 594.18 kb (*pdf)
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Sponsor(s):Midwest Transportation Consortium
About the research
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.