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A Bivariate Extreme Value Model for Estimating Crash Frequency by Severity using Traffic Conflicts

Despite more than 50 years of research and advancements in road safety evaluations using traffic conflict methods, a major lacuna that hampered their widespread application was their inability to accurately predict the severity component of crashes in addition to their frequency. Ignoring crash severity in road safety evaluations could be counterproductive as the safety treatments being implemented could decrease the number of crashes occurring at a location, but, possibly, increase their

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