Accident Analysis and Prevention, Oct, 2014, Vol.71, p.82(11)
To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2014.05.004 Byline: Chen Wang, Nikiforos Stamatiadis Abstract: acents The Aggregate Conflict Propensity Metric (ACPM) is a surrogate metric recently proposed and it is based on conflict studies and traffic simulations. acents This paper presents three experimental tests conducted to evaluate the reliability of ACPM. acents In each test, ACPM is compared to a traditional conflict indicator in terms of identifying and ranking safety of traffic conditions under various traffic volumes based on traffic simulations. acents ACPM shows its strength and reliability in all three tests, as it provides results highly consistent with the Highway Safety Manual. acents The experimental tests indicate that ACPM is a promising surrogate safety measure. Author Affiliation: (a) Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Naval, Ocean and Civil Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 DongChuan Road, Shanghai 200240, China (b) Civil Engineering Department, University of Kentucky, 265 Raymond Building, Lexington, KY 40506, USA Article History: Received 7 November 2013; Revised 19 March 2014; Accepted 5 May 2014
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