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Presentation | 2013

Using Visualization Tool to Determine Roundabout Conflicts

  • Authored by:  Dr. Majed N. Al-Ghandour
  • Event:  2012 National Conference on Access Management

Using Visualization Tool to Determine Roundabout Conflicts: Surrogate Safety Assessment Model (SSAM)
North Carolina DOT

In Summary

  • SSAM is a technique combining micro-simulation models and automated conflict analysis to assess the safety.
  • SSAM is a visual tool to support:
    • Identification conflict points, conflict types, conflict severity, and conflict zones
    • Analysis in terms of safety surrogate measures
    • Assessment alternatives
  • SSAM is an excellent tool to improve public involvement in terms of access management for driveways, alternatives, etc.
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