Select the characteristic that best describes the location of the crash.
An intersection consists of two or more roadways that intersect at the same level.
This is important for site-specific safety studies to identify actual or potential safety problem locations.
How should a mid-block crosswalk be classified?
Because this is not considered an intersection, use ‘not at intersection’.
- If Road Contributing Circumstances has a value of ‘traffic control device inoperative’, ‘missing’, or ‘obscured’, then the Roadway Intersection Type will not be ‘not at intersection.’
|Local Police (electronic)||318||89.3%||29||8.1%||1||0.3%||8||2.2%|
|Local Police (paper)||315||87.3%||36||10.0%||2||0.6%||8||2.2%|
|State Police (electronic)||311||93.4%||15||4.5%||1||0.3%||6||1.8%|
Roadway Intersection Type was found to be acceptable in 90 percent of the reports reviewed. Compared to State Police, local police had a slightly higher rate of inconsistent entries. This could be due to the higher variety of intersection types on local roads patrolled by local police as compared to interstates and state routes patrolled by State Police.