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Introducing the Collision Database Management System

Gone are the days of using legacy or complicated desktop traffic collision database software. The Collision Database Management System  provides all the tools needed in an easy-to-use, powerful web interface. It focuses on the features you need and leaves out the rest.

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Map Clusters
Map Clusters
Collision Diagram - Map
FEATURES
Analytic Tools

Collision data analytic capabilities to satisy all levels of users.

Collision Reports

Generate collision summary reports and export to spreadsheets or PDFs

Tables & Charts

Breakdown your collision data by commonly used field presets and display/export tables and charts.

Countermeasure Recommendations / Benefit Costs

See lists of countermeasure recommendations and calculate benefit costs

Collision Diagrams

View a traditional collision diagram or interactive map

Map

Explore collisions on a map. View as points, clusters or a heatmap.

Rankings

See lists of high collision intersections or roadway segments.

Intersection History

View intersection collision histories based on any query filters.

Collision Details
Collision Details
Records Input & Editing

Need full control and access to edit individual collision records? A complete interface for data input and editing needs is available. Includes the ability to restrict access to only specified personnel to ensure data consistency

Add Collisions

Manually enter new collision records from paper collision reports.

Search for Collisions

Search for records by date and street name or by collision ID.

Import Collisions

Agencies utilizing data connectors can directly import new collision data files from a variety of sources.

Edit Collisions

Assign editing permissions to users and edit any collision data fields.

Edit Infrastructure Data

Directly edit any fields of intersection or roadway segment attribute data that has been previously imported.

Link Report Narratives

Upload report narrative documents to a secure Amazon S3 instance to access from collision records in the Analytic Tools.

HOW IT WORKS
Software as a service

When you subscribe to the Collision Database Management System, our team of experts is at your service. We handle web application and database management so you can focus on your analyses. Optional data retrieval and geocoding services are also available.

  • You provide us with a data template and initial dataset
  • We geocode the collisions if necessary, including any intersection offset
  • We handle all maintenance and software updates
  • Includes options for data retrieval and updates
  • Or direct import of data from other software solutions
BENEFITS
Benefits of the CDMS

Your agency can benefit in a variety of ways.

Cloud hosted web interface

  • Access from anywhere
  • Hosting, maintenance and automatic updates included
  • No extra work for your IT department

Data interoperability

  • Geocoded collision data can be exported to .csv or Google KML file
  • Import into ArcGIS Desktop or Online, QGIS, Google Earth or others
  • No data lockdown inside our Collision Database Management System

Data connector capabilities

  • Set up direct connect data conversion and import capabilities
  • Continue using alternate software, but take advantage of CDMS features
  • Alternatively, allow us to import new data from third party source

Infrastructure data integration

  • Incorporate your intersection traffic volumes to produce crash rates
  • Integrate roadway element data as query filters
  • Query intersection collisions by signal type, crosswalk presence, etc.
TARGET USERS
Who can use the service?

The Collision Database Management System can fulfill the needs of many different users within an organization

Managers

  • Quickly search for high level summaries or history of a specific intersection
  • Check statistics while on the go

 Planners

  • Review intersections or corridors for proposed new development projects
  • Can access data directly without requesting from traffic engineering

GIS Specialists

  • Get quick summaries of collisions before exporting data to advanced desktop GIS software
  • Directly access GIS web service or include the web service in other agency web applications

Traffic Engineers

  • Research data merits for physical traffic calming measures requests
  • Prioritize locations for countermeasure funding application requests

Police Officers

  • Review locations of frequent alcohol involved collisions for sobriety checkpoints
  • Identify pedestrian or bicyclist safety trouble areas for enforcement

 

 

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