Critical Emphasis Areas

Intersection Related

Used Column: ROADWAY JUNCTION TYPE

Set if the field contains any of: 

  • FOUR-WAY
  • T-INTERSECTION
  • FIVE-POINT
  • OTHER
  • TRAFFIC CIRCLE
  • Y-INTERSECTION

Lane Departure Related

Used Column: LOC_FIRST_HARM_EVENT_DESC (from the Crash Table)

Set if the field contains any of:

  • OUTSIDE SHOULDER
  • INSIDE SHOULDER
  • MEDIAN
  • PRIVATE PROPERTY
  • GORE
  • ROADSIDE   

OR

Used Column:  FIRST_HARMFUL_EVENT_DESC (from the Crash Table)

Set if the field contains any of: 

  • RAN OFF ROAD
  • PARKED MOTOR
  • CROSS MEDIAN
  • FENCE/WALL
  • MEDIAN BARRIER
  • OTHER POST
  • OTHER FIXED
  • GUARDRAIL
  • UTILITY POLE
  • IMPACT ATTENUATOR
  • EMBANKMENT
  • CURB

No Restraint

Used Column: NUM_WEAR_SEATBELT (from the Crash Table)

Set if is any of: 0

Pedestrian Related

Used Column: Person_Type_Desc (from the Person Table)

Set if the field is any of:  Pedestrian, Skater or Wheelchair

Younger Driver Related

Used Column: DRVER AGE (from the Vehicle Table)

Set if age is between 15 and 20

Impaired Driver

Used Column: SUSPECT ALCOHOL (from the Crash Table)

Or
Used Column:  SUSPECT DRUG (from the Crash Table)

Motorcycle Involved

Used Column: VEH_STYLE (from Vehicle Table)

Set if the field is any of: Motorcycle

Crash Attributes:

Cyclist Involved

Used Column: PERSON_TYPE_DESC 

Set if the field is any of: PEDALCYCLIST, BICYCLE, TRICYCLE, UNICYCLE, or PEDAL CAR

Distracted Driver

Used Column: DRVER DISTRACTED BY (from the Vehicle Table)

Set to True if the field is not any of: Unknown

Animal Related

Used Column: ANIMAL_RELATED (from the Crash Table)

Work Zone Related

Used Column: FIRST_HARMFUL_EVENT_DESC (from the Crash Table)

Set if contains any of: Work

    OR

Used Column:  MOST_HARM_EVENT_DESC_array (from the Vehicle Table)

Set if contains any of: Work

Older Driver Related

Used Column: DRVER AGE (from the Vehicle Table)

Set if age is between 65 and 99

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