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FoRRRwD: You Have Crash Data, Now What?

April 2021 Webinar

Availability Status: Archived

  • Created: Thursday April 8th, 2021
  • Source: Washington Department of Transportation, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc., Federal Highway Administration, Alabama Department of Transportation
  • Publishing Organization: Federal Highway Administration, National Local Technical Assistance Program Association, National Center for Rural Road Safety
  • Topic: Engineering, Road, Safety Culture
  • Sub-Topic: Low Cost Countermeasures, Road Departure, Roadside Design/Safety, Safety Countermeasures, Safety Data
  • Skill Level: Basic, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Sector: Local, State, Federal, Tribal
  • Profession: Engineers, Enforcement, EMS, Planners, Policy makers
  • Training Format: Training Webinar
  • Duration: 2 Hours

Description/Learning Outcomes:

An FHWA EDC-5 Webinar in collaboration with NLTAPA and the National Center for Rural Road Safety.

Rural roadway departures make up a third of U.S. traffic fatalities—about 30 people a day. The Every Day Counts round five (EDC-5) initiative, Focus on Reducing Rural Roadway Departures (FoRRRwD), features four pillars: Addressing All Public Roads, Systemic Approach, Safety Action Plans, and Proven Countermeasures. This webinar focused on the Systemic Approach pillar.

State, local, and tribal agencies – come discover tools for crash data analysis that will help you make data driven, targeted decisions and how see how agencies have used them to analyze their data.

Speakers and Topics covered include:

  • Matthew Enders, WSDOT, will discuss how Washington DOT \ LTAP has provided data assistance to local agencies to identify and target crashes.
  • Jerry Roche, FHWA and Jeff Gooch, VHB, will provide an overview of the FHWA Crash Tree Maker tool followed by a demonstration.
  • Jennifer Bleiholder, ALDOT, will discuss the Alabama DOT experience with the FHWA Crash Tree Maker.