Intersections

511 people lost their lives in intersection-related crashes on Nevada roads between 2015 - 2019.

The Nevada Crash Data Dashboard provides information on who is involved in intersection-related driving fatalities and fatal crashes, where and when these crashes occurred, and why they happened. Nevada’s strategies to reduce intersection-related driving fatalities and serious injuries are listed below.

Zero Fatalities
Task Force Leaders

Vice Chair: Lori Campbell, Nevada Department of Transportation, Traffic Safety Engineering

Facilitator: Molly O’Brien, P.E., PTOE, RSP2I, Kimley-Horn

Strategies
  1. Screen the roadway network for high-risk intersections and apply effective and/or innovative countermeasures.
  2. Screen the roadway network for high-risk segments and apply effective and/or innovative countermeasures to improve intersection safety.
  3. Conduct outreach and education initiatives for target audiences that focus on eliminating high-risk behaviors at intersections.
Resources
DocumentsDownloadDates
Intersection Safety and Pedestrian Safety Task Force Meeting MinutesPDF12/2020
Intersection Safety Task Force Quarterly Summary ReportPDF03/2020
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Intersection Control EvaluationWEBSITE08/2013
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Alternative Intersection DesignWEBSITE02/2017
FHWA Roundabout GuidanceWEBSITE02/2018
Highway Safety Manual Practitioners Guide for IntersectionsCOURSE07/2018
Offset Left Turn lanes White PaperPDF10/2014
Right Turn Slip Lanes White PaperPDF10/2014
Roundabout First Policy White PaperPDF10/2014
Signalized Intersections Informational GuidePDF07/2013
Intersection Safety StrategiesPDF07/2008