SAFETY EFFECTS OF TRAFFIC SIGNAL INSTALLATIONS. FINAL REPORT

This state-of-the-art report provided a comprehensive review of signal installations and their impacts on accident patterns, and accident frequency and severity. It contained information on accident statistics by type and severity, accident rates for stop controlled and signalized intersections, accident patterns on arterials, and accident statistics for different signal types. Pedestrian safety due to signal installation was also addressed. The report documented factors affected by signal installations such as intersection capacity, vehicular delays, and vehicular fuel consumptions. The economics of installing signals was addressed, and a summary of international experience with signal installation was provided. A work plan for further research needed in this area was documented.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Arizona State University, Tempe

    Center for Advanced Research in Transportation
    Tempe, AZ  United States  85287

    Arizona Department of Transportation

    206 South 17th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ  United States  85007

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Radwan, A E
    • Wing, D
  • Publication Date: 1987-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 41 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00622383
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA/AZ-87/809
  • Contract Numbers: PL-1(31) Item 809
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: May 31 1992 12:00AM