• 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

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 […]

  • 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 […]