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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 205-348-9925 CARE, ADVANCE, Other Software: email@example.com For more information on Law Enforcement Training with CAPS, please click here.
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 […]
Wet Pavement Hot-spots are determined to help law enforcement officers know where crashes are more likely to occur during and shortly after wet weather. This will enable them to prevent crashes by law enforcement presence, which tends to slow the traffic and make the drivers more attentive. It will also be useful to positions law […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Download the eCrash Codes for Driver-Vehicle Datasets here.
Report No.DOT HS 812 183 NHTSA publishes crash statistics based on police accident reports, but many crashes are never reported by the police. In 1981 NHTSA sponsored a telephone survey to estimate the incidence of unreported crashes. That survey estimated 47 percent of crashes go unreported. In 2008 NHTSA paid for an updated survey, reported […]
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 […]