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C14. Contributing Circumstances, Environment


Definition:

Apparent environmental conditions which may have contributed to the crash.
Element Attributes:

Subfield 1: Environmental Circumstances 1

None
Weather Conditions
Visual Obstruction(s)
Glare
Animal(s) in Roadway
Other
Unknown
Subfield 2: Environmental Circumstances 2

See attributes for Subfield 1
Subfield 3: Environmental Circumstances 3

See attributes for Subfield 1


Rationale:

Important to determine existence of unusual conditions that could be useful in determining the need for additional traffic control devices or geometric improvements. (Pedestrians and pedalcyclists are covered in traffic units.)