The Florida LTAP Center presents this  webinar on the use and misuse of crash modification factors (CMF’s).

  • Did you know that there are two different types of Crash Modification Factors in the Highway Safety Manual (HSM)?
  • Do you know what the difference is between a CMF and a CRF?
  • Do you know how to find and choose the best CMF for analysis?

In this webinar, our instructor will teach you to look at what Crash Modification Factors are, where to find them, and how to properly use them.  He will also show you some CMFs based on Florida’s data. We will look at common mistakes that people make when using CMFs and how you can avoid them to get the best answer for your safety analysis.

 

Instructor Bio:

Larry Hagen, P.E., PTOE, RSP is the owner of Hagen Consulting Services, LLC. He has worked in the public sector, the private sector, and academia. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and a former board member of the Florida Section of ITE, serving as President in 2002. He holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Florida and Georgia, and is a certified Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) and a certified Road Safety Professional (RSP). He has over 30 years of experience doing transportation engineering work throughout the state of Florida.

 

 The short video below is a preview of what will be discussed in this recorded webinar.

RECORDING

To earn Professional Development Hours (PDHs) or a Certificate of Completion for each recorded webinar, you must view the entire webinar. After viewing, please send an email to FloridaLTAP@cutr.usf.edu with your name and the name of the webinar you viewed. The Florida LTAP Center will follow-up within 1-2 weeks.

This webinar will award 1.5 PDH.

 

Click the link below to view the recorded webinar

The Use and Misuse of Crash Modification Factors