Synthesis of Iowa Research to Address Rural Safety, RB04-013, 2014

(2014) Synthesis of Iowa Research to Address Rural Safety, RB04-013, 2014. Transportation, Department of


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Information about roadway departures, rural intersections, and rural speed management countermeasures relevant to Iowa was summarized on webpages ( to allow agencies to more effectively target specific types of crashes in Iowa. More information about each of the countermeasures described in this tech transfer summary, as well as speed impacts, reported crash modification factors, costs, usage within Iowa, and Iowa-specific guidance, is available on the Synthesis of Safety-Related Research web pages at The project provides Iowa agencies with a resource (both web pages and relevant publications) to address rural safety. The team is coordinating with the Iowa Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), the Iowa Highway Research Board, the Iowa Association of Counties, and other groups to explore additional ways to distribute the information to local and county agencies.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Crash types, Flashing beacons, Highway design, Information dissemination, Intersection elements, Intersections, Landscaping, Paved shoulders, Road markings, Roundabouts, Rumble strips, Sign supports, Signs, Speed control, Street lighting, Traffic channelization, Traffic control devices, Traffic crashes, Traffic islands, Traffic safety, Variable message signs, Road diets
Subjects: Transportation
Transportation > Traffic Management
Transportation > Roads and highways
Transportation > Traffic safety
Transportation > Design and Construction
Transportation > Equipment
ID Code: 19162
Deposited By: Leighton Christiansen
Deposited On: 30 Mar 2015 17:07
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2015 17:07