• June 18th, 2019

This report explores how seamless data collection, analysis and sharing can unlock innovations in transport safety. The rise of smartphones, sensors and connected objects is relentlessly producing more data. Progress in computing power, data science and artificial intelligence make it possible to interpret them. This presents an opportunity for the transport sector in general and […]

  • January 18th, 2018

The U. S. Department of Transportation said it is launching an initiative that includes two pilot programs to modernize its own data analysis and integrate traditional datasets with new “big data” sources to gain insights into highway safety. “Advances in data science have the potential to transform the department’s approach to safety research and provide […]

  • March 30th, 2016

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 788: Guide for Effective Tribal Crash Reporting presents guidance for state agencies and tribal leaders in effective crash reporting. The guidebook reviews the root causes of issues and deficiencies related to tribal crash reporting and highlights best practices, success stories, lessons learned published literature and data from […]

  • May 15th, 2014

There are a number of inconsistencies between the data collected within eCrash and that obtained from the paper forms. The deployment of eCrash was on June 1, 2009 for all DPS and some city agencies. Additional cities were added througout the remainder of 2009 and 2010. The purpose of this article is to address these […]

  • May 14th, 2014

The following IMPACT that compares Alcohol Crashes (red bars) vs. Non-Alcohol (blue bars) for the Day of the Week variable will be used to explain IMPACT outputs See image below for the IMPACT output for the alcohol-related day of the week variable will be used for this explanation. The left (red) bars represent the current […]

  • May 14th, 2014

Most statistical information needs can be obtained online from the new CARE Dashboard, developed by the University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety (CAPS). Use the tutorials available here to learn about the data and the CARE Dashboard. Details on the CARE software are also available on the CARE page of the CAPS website. […]