Indicate the type of traffic control device present in the vicinity of the crash and/or relevant to this crash, regardless whether it is functioning or missing.
The type of traffic control device (TCD) applicable to this motor vehicle at the crash location.
This element needs to be collected at the scene because the presence of specific devices is better verified at the time of the crash. It is also important for ascertaining the relationship between the use of various traffic control devices (TCD) and crashes and identifying the need for upgraded TCDs at specific crash locations.
- If the value of Traffic Control Device Type is ‘no controls’, then the Traffic Device Functioning Code should be left empty.
- If the value for Traffic Control Device Type is recorded as ‘no controls’, Road Contributing Circumstances cannot be ‘traffic control device inoperative, missing, or obscured’.