|Title:||Safety Impacts of Design Exceptions in Utah|
|Authors:||Richard J. Porter and Jonathan S. Wood|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2012|
|MPC Project #:||360|
|Keywords:||design exceptions, highway safety, risk assessment|
|Type:||Research Report – MPC Publications|
This research compares safety, measured by expected crash frequency and severity, on road segments where design exceptions were approved and constructed to similar road segments where no design exceptions were approved or constructed. Data were collected for design exceptions in Utah in the years 2001 through 2006.