CMF / CRF Details

CMF ID: 2115

Convert continuous access HOV lanes to limited-access (HOV and left lane crashes)


Prior Condition: freeway with HOV lane

Category: Roadway

Study: Safety Performance of High-Occupancy-Vehicle Facilities: Evaluation of HOV Lane Configurations in California, Jang et al., 2009

Star Quality Rating: 1 Star   [View score details]
Rating Points Total: 30
Crash Modification Factor (CMF)
Value: 1.2
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error: 1.957
Crash Reduction Factor (CRF)
Value: -19.6   (This value indicates an increase in crashes)
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error: 195.7
Crash Type: All
Crash Severity: K (fatal),A (serious injury)
Roadway Types: Principal Arterial Interstate
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Crash Weather: Not specified
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Time of Day: All
If countermeasure is intersection-based
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Development Details
Date Range of Data Used: 1999 to 2003
State: CA
Type of Methodology Used: Non-regression cross-section
Other Details
Included in Highway Safety Manual? No
Date Added to Clearinghouse: Dec-01-2009
Comments: Only for HOV and left-lane crashes. The authors initially released this CMF in a paper presented at the 2009 TRB Annual Meeting. The subsequent publication in Transportation Research Record 2099 has corrected values. This entry reflects the corrected values from the TRR.