MMUCC Training

V16: Roadway Alignment and Grade

Definition:

The geometric or layout and inclination characteristics of the roadway in the direction of travel for this vehicle.

Element Attributes
Subfield 1 - Horizontal Alignment:
  • Straight
  • Curve Left
  • Curve Right
Subfield 2 - Grade:
  • Level
  • Hillcrest
  • Uphill
  • Downhill
  • Sag (bottom)
Rationale:

Important to document the horizontal alignment and grade of the roadway as it relates to this specific vehicle involved in the crash for the purpose of evaluating vehicles that run-off-road, rollover, or are runaways.

Attribute Diagram