Changes in crash risk following re-timing of traffic signal change intervals.

@article{Retting2002ChangesIC,
  title={Changes in crash risk following re-timing of traffic signal change intervals.},
  author={R. Retting and Janella F Chapline and Allan F. Williams},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={215-20}
}
More than I million motor vehicle crashes occur annually at signalized intersections in the USA. The principal method used to prevent crashes associated with routine changes in signal indications is employment of a traffic signal change interval--a brief yellow and all-red period that follows the green indication. No universal practice exists for selecting the duration of change intervals, and little is known about the influence of the duration of the change interval on crash risk. The purpose… CONTINUE READING
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