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Accession Number PB2013-103864
Title West Virginia Five Percent Report, FFY 2012.
Publication Date Sep 2012
Media Count 6p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract West Virginia has elected to identify routes with the highest number of fatal or incapacitating accidents per mile as a means to reduce the number and/or severity of crashes Statewide. West Virginia's transparency report for FY 2012 will include the 5% of routes in the State having the highest number of fatal or incapacitating accidents per mile. Timeframe used for this report is January 1, 2009 December 31, 2011. West Virginia owns and maintains nearly all of the roads in the State, including all secondary or county routes, thus preparing a 5% report that includes all public roads in the State is not difficult. The only criteria used to generate the list were the road had to be greater than a mile in length and higher than 400 ADT. Tables 1, 2, and 3 of this report list the routes in the Interstate Route, US & WV Routes and County Route classifications which exhibited the 5% highest number of fatal or incapacitating accidents per mile. For each route, the tables include potential remedies, estimated costs, and any implementation impediments.
Keywords Accident reduction
Crash severity
Highway safety
Motor vehicle accidents
State highway department
West Virginia

Source Agency Federal Highway Administration
NTIS Subject Category 85D - Transportation Safety
85H - Road Transportation
43G - Transportation
91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
Corporate Author West Virginia Dept. of Transportation, Charleston. Div. of Highways.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1308
Contract Number N/A

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