Tag: Wrong Way

  • September 29th, 2023

Wrong-way driving (WWD) crashes cause hundreds of fatalities and thousands of injuries annually in the United States. Although WWD crashes have been a concern since the advent of access-controlled divided roadways, the problem persists despite efforts to address it over time. NCHRP Research Report 1050: Wrong-Way Driving Solutions Handbook, from TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research […]

  • March 25th, 2021

Between 2004 and 2009, an average of 360 fatalities resulted from wrong-way driving crashes annually in the United States. Although relatively rare, wrong-way crashes are often severe and fatal as they are typically head-on collisions. This brief quantifies the number of fatal wrong-way crashes and the number of people killed in these incidents from 2010–2018 […]