AASHTO Safety Data Systems Task Group. Tom Welch, PE State Traffic Safety Engineer Iowa Dept. of Trans., Traffic and Safety Tom.Welch@dot.iowa.gov. AASHTO | Standing Committee on Highway Traffic Safety | Subcommittee on Safety Management | Task Groups. Task Groups.
AASHTOSafety Data Systems Task Group
Tom Welch, PE
State Traffic Safety Engineer
Iowa Dept. of Trans., Traffic and Safety
AASHTO|Standing Committee on Highway Traffic Safety|Subcommittee on Safety Management|Task Groups
Tom Welch - IA (Chair)
Kevin Lacy – NC (Vice Chair)
Mike Staggs – FHWA Liaison
Rick Pain – TRB
Chuck Reider – NV
Sean Hiraoka – HI
Dale Lighthizer – MI
Brett Harrelson – SC
Douglas Bish – OR
Michael Curtit – MO
Vernon Betkey – MD
Jim Willis – MS
David Beach – UT
Dan Magri – LA
Marsha Ways – WV
Michael Sandoval – NM
Jennifer Townley – OH
Cindy Cashen – AK
Brad Foley – ME
Michael Pawlovich - IA
To support and enhance all safety management support systems, the assessment of common needs, definition of requirements, and development/implementation of new solutions through the AASHTOWare Program, if appropriate.
Develop/distribute crash reduction factors and safety training manuals, identify successful countermeasures, and develop accurate and current traffic records systems. These efforts will help support the implementation of states’ SHSPs.
No Interest in TSIMS-like data management and analysis tools
AASHTO Task Group Input:
Step 1. Create a List of Treatments or Countermeasures
Step 2. Gather Sources for Accident Modification Factors
The Highway Safety Manual (HSM) as part of NCHRP Project 17-27 collected and reviewed over 600 publications, which will are available to the iTRANS/VHB team.
Some of the additional publications already proposed to the Team will include:
In order to have the latest and most complete list of AMFs, the iTRANS/VHB Team will coordinate with the following NCHRP projects to request for relevant interim materials.
AMF Selection Guidance
Only AMFs which are both precise and accurate should be included in the published deliverables. The NCHRP 17-27 project has developed a “decision rule” in order to determine the acceptability of AMFs for inclusion in the first edition of the HSM.
The following deliverables will be developed as part of this task:
It is expected that the work will commence in January 2007 and be completed by Mid-July 2007.
Clayton Chen, FHWA