Category: Government Agencies

  • July 1st, 2021

A variety of traffic safety events take place each year, and NHTSA compiles them into two helpful PDF calendars. Discover the 2020 events and learn how you can get involved! Stay informed with the latest NHTSA/TSM calendars. Download the 2022 NHTSA Communications Calendar

  • June 25th, 2021

Because safety is our top priority, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Department of Transportation want to make sure you have the tools to avoid being in vehicle crashes. TireWise is your resource to help you make smart decisions to keep you and your family safe, whether you’re in the market to buy new tires […]

  • June 25th, 2021

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WTVM) – As people get ready to travel for the July 4th holiday, the Alabama Department of Transportation and the Alabama Road Builders Association want you to know about a new state law. The fine for any moving traffic violation committed in a construction zone will result in a $250 fine, or double […]

  • June 24th, 2021

The 2021 Alabama Legislature’s Regular Session convened February 2, 2021 and adjourned on May 17, 2021. Thirty-two transportation-related bills were enacted out of the 92 transportation-related bills that were introduced during the session. For this analysis, transportation-related bills were grouped into the following categories: licensing, traffic safety, funding/finance, broadband, community aid, contracts, insurance, local agency […]

  • May 21st, 2021

A global shortage of semiconductors is impacting the production of ambulances in the United States and throughout the world, according to information published this week by the American Ambulance Association (AAA) & The Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) Ground Vehicle Standards. The chassis manufacturers as well as final stage ambulance manufacturers report that the […]

  • February 11th, 2021

These resources can serve as just in time training for vaccination programs utilizing emergency medical technicians: Training video on COVID-19 intramuscular vaccine administration This video created by the Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) can be used to provide EMTs with didactic knowledge to administer IM injections. With the exception of the MIEMSS […]

  • January 29th, 2021

Alabama Email: alea-caps.support@ua.edu Phone: 1-800-392-8025 (ALEA Help Support Desk) To schedule eCite training or request an eCite equipment quote, please contact Chastin Qualls at 205-348-0997 or by email. Arkansas Email: movear@asp.arkansas.gov Phone: 501-618-8020 Mississippi Email: mscapssupport@ua.edu Phone: 662-368-2483 User Manuals (Alabama Software Only) ADAPT ADVANCE eCite Training eCrash Data Element eCrash Diagram Drawing Tips eCrash Training eForms FieldNotes FlipChart Logbook MapClick Training Videos For additional […]

  • January 29th, 2021

CAPS provides training for law enforcement and traffic safety professionals specifically for eCite, CARE, and ADVANCE. Training for other CAPS developed software is available upon request. Request Training eCite: Contact us at charris@eng.ua.edu or 205-348-9925 CARE, ADVANCE, Other Software: care@cs.ua.edu For more information on Law Enforcement Training with CAPS, please click here.

  • January 29th, 2021

About The Center for Advanced Public Safety (CAPS) developed electronic citation software, eCite, and did the first beta deployment in 2003. The software was gradually deployed in the beginning as more testing was done. In the summer of 2007 all Alabama state troopers were trained on eCite. Then e-Cite deployments and training focused on municipal agencies. […]

  • January 29th, 2021

CARE Training Sessions CARE is primarily used to analyze crash records although it can be used in other domains. Typically, a CARE training class held once a month at ALDOT for ALDOT engineers and safety personnel. This training is hands on instruction working through exercises for illustration. ADVANCE Training Sessions ADVANCE and SAFETY are web […]