C13. Roadway Surface Condition

Definition:

The roadway surface condition at the time and place of a crash.

Element Attributes:

Dry
Wet
Snow
Slush
Ice/Frost
Water (standing, moving)
Sand
Mud, Dirt, Gravel
Oil
Other
Unknown

Rationale:

Important to identify and correct high wet-surface crash locations and provide information for setting coefficient of pavement friction standards. Critical for prevention programs and engineering evaluations.