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V14. Trafficway Description


Definition:

Indication of whether or not the trafficway for this vehicle is divided and whether it serves one-way or two-way traffic. A divided trafficway is one on which roadways for travel in opposite directions are physically separated by a median. See Appendix E for diagram of the trafficway.
Element Attributes:

Two-Way, Not Divided
Two-Way, Not Divided w/ a Continuous Left Turn Lane
Two-Way, Divided, Unprotected (Painted >4 Feet) Median
Two-Way, Divided, Positive Median Barrier
One-Way Trafficway
Unknown


Rationale:

Used in classifying crashes as well as identifying the environment of a particular crash. Note that the data must be in a road inventory file or collected by the reporting officer at the scene. It is not readily derived from other road data such as classification or route. Important to guide future trafficway design and traffic control.