Safety Evaluation Testbeds – An Assessment of Safety

This study examines the feasibility of Bayesian and data envelopment techniques for robust identification of safety priorities in the Washington State DOT improvement program. Findings indicate that the methods employed in this study have potential for reliable predictions and identification of safety needs. A case study dataset of high accident locations was used to make this assessment.

Publication Date: 
Friday, September 1, 2006
Publication Number: 
WA-RD 654.1
Last modified: 
10/12/2016 - 15:41
Authors: 
Venky Shankar, Ming-Bang Shyu, Sittipan Sittikariya, Saiyid Sikder.
Originator: 
Pennsylvania Transportation Institute.
Number of Pages: 
109
Subject: 
Mathematical prediction, Highway safety, Highway factors in accidents, Accident causes, Safety management, Mathematical models.