|Database variable name||Objects_in_road_side|
|Expiration date||Still active|
Collision object in roadside.
|Barrier end with energy absorbing structure|
|Traffic sign post|
|Traffic signal post|
|Overhead sign support|
|Tree (standing tree only)|
This variable describes objects that are collision objects. A collision object is an object in the road side or that a vehicle has been in physical contact with during the course of an accident. Animals are defined as collision objects as well. Each collision object is assigned a value.
- A wild or domesticated animal that has been hit by a vehicle.
- A stone lying on its own.
- Open ground, inner or outer slope next to the road.
- A kerb, i.e. the stone edging of an elevated structure such as a sidewalk or traffic island.
- A building of any kind.
- Bridge abutment
- The end foundations on a bridge.
- Bridge pier
- Pillars etc that support the deck, i.e. the roadway, on a bridge.
- Bridge parapet
- The barrier beside the roadway of the bridge.
- The roadway of a bridge that passes over a road beneath the bridge.
- A steel beam, wire or concrete physical barrier beside the roadway or separating lanes, designed either to prevent vehicles leaving their lane or to protect structures.
- Barrier end with energy absorbing structure
- The end of a barrier is equipped with an energy-absorbing structure
- Barrier end
- The end of a barrier.
- Crash cushion
- A device, either temporary or permanent, designed to reduce damage to a structure or vehicles involved in a crash, consisting of e.g. tyres or steel beams. This includes truck-mounted attenuators (TMA).
- Traffic sign post
- A post carrying one or more traffic signs.
- Traffic signal post
- A post carrying one or more traffic lights regulating traffic.
- Overhead sign support
- A support pillar for any structure displaying signs above the roadway.
- Light post
- A post carrying one or more street lights.
- Post, other
- Any other posts.
- A conduit, usually for water and made of concrete, passing under the roadway or in the roadside.
- Any fence beside the roadway, including wildlife fences.
- a wall, such as a sound barrier next to a motorway.
- A standing tree only.
- Snow bank
- A snow bank.
- Any other object