Navigating the Overlay

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING OVERLAY 1 & OVERLAY 2

- Each lettered box in the right and left margins of Page 1 of the report form corresponds to a similarly lettered box located on either Overlay 1 or Overlay 2. For example, Box A in the left margin of Page 1 corresponds with Box A “Crash Type” located on Overlay 1. Boxes P1 and P2 in the right margin correspond to Box P “Contributing Circumstances - Driver” on Overlay 2.

- Enter only one code number from the overlay boxes into each of the margin boxes.

- Overlay 1, “Environmental and Roadway Conditions” applies only to the unshaded boxes on Page 1.

- Overlay 2, “Additional Operator Information” applies only to the shaded boxes on Page 1.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING OVERLAY #1

UNSHADED BOXES

(Data relating to unshaded boxes should be collected for all crashes.)

- Report all data relative to Overlay #1, "Environmental and Roadway Conditions."

- Data should be collected for Sections A - N for all crashes, at a minimum.

- Enter numeric characters into unshaded, lettered boxes located on crash form margins.

Example:

! A. Crash Type

  1. Property Damage Only
  2. Injury
  3. Fatal

! Follow arrow to unshaded Box A on top left margin

! Enter (one) numeric character 1, 2 or 3: