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  • Using Data to Inform Responsivity for Impaired Drivers

    Using Data to Inform Responsivity for Impaired Drivers

    Overview: Speaker: James Eberspacher.

  • MMUCC Working Group

    MMUCC Working Group

    Overview: This working session will update the rollout of the MMUCC 5th Edition including the new NIEM IEPD (XML schema available to stakeholders, discuss a large array of proposed changes and technical edits in preparation for the 6th Edition, and provide an update on FMCSA’s adoption of MMUCC.  All data collectors, data managers and data users …

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  • Data Integration Roundtable 2: Building Sustainable Data Integration Programs

    Data Integration Roundtable 2: Building Sustainable Data Integration Programs

    Overview: Data Integration Roundtable 2: Building Sustainable Data Integration Programs Speakers: Luke Johnson, Rose Rudd, Jennifer Martin, and Daniel Leonard.

  • Novel CAD/ADAS Data: How Can We Get it, What Could We Do With It?

    Novel CAD/ADAS Data: How Can We Get it, What Could We Do With It?

    Overview: The rapid proliferation of connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technologies offer many benefits, but this is very disruptive to transportation, regulation, liability, and enforcement.  Law enforcement agencies need access to certain information to be able to do their duties in the event of a crash or incident on roadways Electronic data recorder (EDR) access …

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  • TRCC Roundtable 2: Open Discussion

    TRCC Roundtable 2: Open Discussion

    Overview: TRCC Roundtable 2: Open Discussion Speakers: Karla Houston and Joanna Reed.

  • ANSI D16 Committee Meeting: Leveraging Terminologies to Increase Understanding

    ANSI D16 Committee Meeting: Leveraging Terminologies to Increase Understanding

    Overview: ANSI D16 Committee Meeting: Leveraging Terminologies to Increase Understanding Speaker: John McDonough.

  • Enhancing MA’s Data Quality Control Program with Targeted Feedback

    Enhancing MA’s Data Quality Control Program with Targeted Feedback

    Overview: In response to the Massachusetts 2014 NHTSA Traffic Records Assessment results, the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV), which collects and stores statewide crash report data, enhanced their data quality control program. This initiative, referred to as ‘Accepted With Warning,’ instituted a system that distributes email notifications to Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) when a submitted …

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  • Impact of COVID-19 on Various Crash Types

    Impact of COVID-19 on Various Crash Types

    Overview: The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate how crash frequency and crash types changed as a result of government requirements in Alabama.  Alabama initiated a pseudo quarantine that was effectively the same as other states.  The response to the publicity on these measures was seen immediately beginning the week of March 11-17.  March 4-10 …

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  • Law Enforcement Crash Reporting E-Manual

    Law Enforcement Crash Reporting E-Manual

    Overview: Prior to 2018, Massachusetts law enforcement did not have a definitive, comprehensive crash reporting manual or data dictionary for completing the crash report form. It was believed that this lack of complete and uniform guidelines negatively impacted the quality and completeness of crash data gathered by law enforcement through crash reporting. To address these concerns, …

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  • CT’s Data Driven Roadway Safety Management System

    CT’s Data Driven Roadway Safety Management System

    Overview: The Connecticut Department of Transportation partnered with the Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center (CTSRC) at the University of Connecticut to develop a data-driven roadway safety management system for the state. The system is a web-based, customized application that implements the best practices in the Highway Safety Manual. In this presentation, we will demonstrate the …

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  • The Future of Micromobility Data

    The Future of Micromobility Data

    Overview: The emergence of micromobility has changed the nature of transportation options on the local and global scale. These rapidly evolving trends create challenges for the safety community to properly identify, define and analyze the safety implications. Does micromobility enhance safety or does it detract? How can we identify and define a transportation sect that changes …

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  • Turning Data into Information: Helping Local Agencies Understand Their Safety Risks

    Turning Data into Information: Helping Local Agencies Understand Their Safety Risks

    Overview: This presentation will provide an overview of the systemic process, data and tools (including one that works with FARS data) to help local agencies zero in on their most pressing safety issues and identify locations most deserving of low-cost safety improvements. This systemic approach has culminated in the development of Local Road Safety Plans by …

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  • DOT Data Tools  (FIRST, PBCAT, FMCSA tools, vPIC) / Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool (PBCAT) Modernization

    DOT Data Tools (FIRST, PBCAT, FMCSA tools, vPIC) / Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool (PBCAT) Modernization

    Overview: FHWA, FMCSA, and NHTSA are constantly working to make the data you need more accessible. This session will cover several new or recently upgraded data tools, including FHWA’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool (PBCAT), FMCSA’s Registration Statistics tool, and NHTSA’s Fatality and Injury Reporting System Tool (FIRST) and Product Information Catalog and Vehicle Listing …

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  • Not All Hotspots are Created Equal: Are You Letting Someone Else Define Your Hotspots

    Not All Hotspots are Created Equal: Are You Letting Someone Else Define Your Hotspots

    Overview: The goal of the presentation is to provide practitioner’s with first-hand experience in deploying different hotspot techniques and a toolkit of approaches for adopting to their own environment. This presentation will examine the hotspot definition process, compare and contrast multiple hotspot analysis approaches, summarize the approaches, and provide guidance on their nuances and efficacy of …

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  • Creating a Partnership that Works: MI Office of Highway Safety Planning and the University of Michigan

    Creating a Partnership that Works: MI Office of Highway Safety Planning and the University of Michigan

    Overview: The Office of Highway Safety Planning and the University of Michigan have been working together for 27 years to assist traffic safety individuals and agencies need to access traffic crash data to identify and analyze problems, implement countermeasures, and evaluate impact to improve safety on Michigan roadways.  Through this partnership we have been able to …

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  • New Tribal Crash Reporting Toolkit

    New Tribal Crash Reporting Toolkit

    Overview: Tribal areas have long experienced reduced crash data collection. Many factors impact the collection and sharing of crash data by Tribal Police. FHWA published a report to congress detailing some of the barriers to Tribal Crash Reporting. NHTSA responded to address some of these barriers by creating the Tribal Crash Reporting Toolkit which will be …

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  • The MMUCC and MIRE of Crash and Roadway Data

    The MMUCC and MIRE of Crash and Roadway Data

    Overview: This session will provide two presentations – one on the second national MMUCC 5th Edition mapping program and another on the pilot national MIRE 2.0 FDE mapping and outreach program. The goal of both mapping programs are to establish a baseline for understanding the States’ crash and roadway data capabilities; identify the data elements and …

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  • Use of Crash Factors for Planning and Analysis

    Use of Crash Factors for Planning and Analysis

    Overview: The various use of Crash Factors, which are ‘value added’ fields that are the result of post-processing the cash data (i.e. are not available directly from the submitted crash report). Examples include Run-Off-Road (looking at FHE, Location of FHE, etc.) or Speed involved (looking at estimated speed vs. posted speed, speed-related citations, etc.) or Alcohol …

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  • FARS Collaboration

    FARS Collaboration

    Overview: The Fatality Analysis Reporting System is a nationwide census providing NHTSA, Congress and the American public yearly data regarding fatal injuries suffered in motor vehicle traffic crashes. FARS would provide an overview of its program, processes, annual timeline, and its significance when related to Traffic Records and the importance of collaboration.  This would be followed …

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  • Steps to Success: Preparing a Data Integration Effort

    Steps to Success: Preparing a Data Integration Effort

    Overview: This is intended as a session on how to prepare for successful data integration and what are some good ways to gauge success. I will discuss the importance of system documentation that includes complete data definitions, the ways that data quality can support or undermine data integration efforts, and some good ways to measure data …

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  • Data Query & Analysis with UW’s Crash Mapping & Analysis (CMAA) Tool

    Data Query & Analysis with UW’s Crash Mapping & Analysis (CMAA) Tool

    Overview: Crash data analysis and visualization are important ways to improve transportation safety. The Traffic Operations and Safety (TOPS) Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), has developed several safety tools to query and analyze Wisconsin crash data. This presentation describes the results of a recent update to …

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  • Using GIS Data for Speed Management and Infrastructure Interventions in New Zealand

    Using GIS Data for Speed Management and Infrastructure Interventions in New Zealand

    Overview: The New Zealand Government has adopted a road safety strategy entitled Road to Zero (R2Z). R2Z has an ambitious target of reducing current levels of Death and Serious Injury (DSI) on New Zealand roads by 40% by 2030. Half of this reduction target was specified to come from speed management and infrastructure improvements. Abley has …

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  • How Data is Used to Inform NTSB Recommendations

    How Data is Used to Inform NTSB Recommendations

    Overview: How Data is Used to Inform NTSB Recommendations Speakers: Ryan Smith and Tara Casanova Powell.

  • DOT | TRCC Town Hall

    DOT | TRCC Town Hall

    Overview: The modal executives of DOT’s Traffic Records Coordinating Committee want to hear from you! Please bring your questions, comments, and suggestions to this informal discussion session with representatives from FHWA, FMCSA, NHTSA, and OST. Speakers: Luke Johnson, Chou-Lin Chen, Dana Gigliotti, Daniel Morgan, Jenny Guarino, and Amy Schick.

  • Developing CMFs for Safety Improvements

    Developing CMFs for Safety Improvements

    Overview: This presentation is to discuss the findings from evaluations of low cost safety improvements conducted as part of the FHWA Evaluation of Low Cost Safety Improvements Pooled Fund Study.  The presentation will concentrate on how crash, roadway, and traffic volume data from the Highway Safety Information System (HSIS) and other related databases are used to …

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  • Saving Lives on High Speed Rural Roads

    Saving Lives on High Speed Rural Roads

    Overview: This presentation will interest practitioners seeking to proactively reduce death and serious injury on high speed rural roads using existing or free data sources.  The analysis locates and through other engineering process prioritises site specific physical interventions such as improved delineation and signage, improving skid resistance, crash barriers and/or shape corrections.  The presentation uses real …

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  • NV Citation Database & Young Driver Citation Analysis

    NV Citation Database & Young Driver Citation Analysis

    Overview: Utilization of Brazos, a Centralized Citation Database: Methodology Used and Challenges Faced During an Analysis of Nevada Young Driver Traffic Citations Speaker: Laura Gryder.

  • Injury Severity Decision Aid Study

    Injury Severity Decision Aid Study

    Overview: Injury severity has been found to be among the most serious data quality issues with injuries often misclassified (Imprialou & Quddus, 2019). To address this issue, a user-centered design approach was used to develop an interactive injury severity decision aid that could be used to determine injury severity levels commonly documented in crash reports (i.e. …

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  • Crash Data Quality Workshop

    Crash Data Quality Workshop

    Overview: This is a workshop in conjunction with Bob Scopatz to address data quality, and how that is related to data integration. Speakers: Joe McCarthy and Bob Scopatz.

  • Practical Data Governance

    Practical Data Governance

    Overview: Practical Data Governance for the masses! This will be a session describing how to run a formal data governance process that works for busy practitioners. Participants will learn how to prioritize the various components of a formal data governance process, how to secure the needed buy-in from key stakeholders and agency executives, and how to …

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  • Data Governance Best Practices – OH Initiative

    Data Governance Best Practices – OH Initiative

    Overview: FHWA is currently developing several case studies that highlight noteworthy data management practices in data governance.  Ohio is a leading data governance state that has also scored well in several categories on the 2nd Roadway Safety Data Capabilities Assessment conducted in 2018.  The presentation will give an overview of their process and provide information on …

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  • Integrating Non-Traditional Data to Examine Motor Vehicle Crash Outcomes for Older Persons

    Integrating Non-Traditional Data to Examine Motor Vehicle Crash Outcomes for Older Persons

    Overview: In the last decade, older persons experienced a 30% increase in population growth, and a similar increase in fatal motor vehicle crashes (MVCs). In 2017, nearly 5,000 persons 70 and older died in MVCs. For every fatality, thousands more require hospitalization or emergency department treatment. The CDC has funded four states to analyze probabilistically linked …

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  • GHSA Micromobility & COVID

    GHSA Micromobility & COVID

    Overview: GHSA Micromobility & COVID Speakers: Pam Shadel Fischer and Tara Casanova Powell.

  • Using Tableau to Analyze Crash Data in Louisiana

    Using Tableau to Analyze Crash Data in Louisiana

    Overview: In Louisiana, 966 people lost their lives in traffic crashes during 2005. This number rose to an all-time high of 993 in 2007. Since then, traffic crash related fatalities have been on a downward trend reaching 677 in 2011. However, in the years after, Louisiana rose to having an average of 734 fatalities per …

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  • Guide to Updating State Crash Data Systems

    Guide to Updating State Crash Data Systems

    Overview: The Guide to Updating State Crash Data Systems is a document that will provide information for crash data collectors, managers, and users of a State crash data system. NHTSA is developing the guide with a workshop and tools that will help stakeholders with processes, procedures, and noteworthy practices a State could use to update their …

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  • NHS Roadside Safety Inventory

    NHS Roadside Safety Inventory

    Overview: Safety in Numbers (www.safe7y.com) is a social business that is building a detailed inventory of every safety feature (rumble strip, official sign, barrier, etc.) on the NHS and any other roads our customers desire. This data includes device type, parts lists, HD photos, laser measurements and GPS coordinates. Using our own vehicles we can …

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  • New Jersey Safety and Health Outcomes (NJ-SHO)

    New Jersey Safety and Health Outcomes (NJ-SHO)

    Overview: Analyses of existing crash databases have historically enhanced our collective understanding of the causes of motor vehicle crashes. The data available from the crash report, however, are limited to events that occurred just prior to, during, and immediately after the crash. In order to gain a more comprehensive picture of the causes and implications …

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  • State TRCC Roundtable 1: I Can Zoom, Can You? Managing Engagement & Getting Things Done Remotely

    State TRCC Roundtable 1: I Can Zoom, Can You? Managing Engagement & Getting Things Done Remotely

    Overview: This session will focus on working from home and its effects on the traffic safety community. Join us as we look at what private industry, State, and Federal partners are doing to continue in the mission of reducing traffic fatalities and serious injuries during these extraordinary times. The session will provide time for the audience …

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  • Improving Efficacy of Ignition Interlocks in WI

    Improving Efficacy of Ignition Interlocks in WI

    Overview: Ignition Interlock Devices (IID) are a relatively new tool to reduce the recurrence of impaired driving on Wisconsin roadways. There is increasing interest in the potential benefits of IID. However, there are still open questions about their long-term effectiveness for traffic safety and administration of the program. In this project, flow of data from IID …

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  • Predictive Hotspot Detection for WI Law Enforcement Resource Allocation

    Predictive Hotspot Detection for WI Law Enforcement Resource Allocation

    Overview: Predictive algorithms are increasingly of interest to law enforcement agencies to support data driven resource allocation based on crash safety considerations. These algorithms identify potential “hot spots” representing a high likelihood of future crashes based on crash history and other considerations. Fundamental to this approach is a solid foundation of comprehensive, timely, and high quality …

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  • LA TRCC Fingertap, Web-Based Interactive Crash Manual

    LA TRCC Fingertap, Web-Based Interactive Crash Manual

    Overview: The Louisiana Traffic Records Coordinating Committee (TRCC) is proud to announce the release of Fingertap, a new iOS, Android and Web based application, designed for Law Enforcement Officers across Louisiana. Fingertap is an interactive version of the Louisiana Manual for Use of the Uniform Traffic Crash Report. Louisiana is one of the first states in …

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  • From 28 Days to Outcome-Based: How Data Has Impacted Treatment for Impaired Drivers

    From 28 Days to Outcome-Based: How Data Has Impacted Treatment for Impaired Drivers

    Overview: Whether in the movies or reality, many people associate substance use treatment with a set number of days, often 28 days. Once practitioners realized the number of days a person spent in treatment had no factual basis, they began to shift their focus on evidence-and-outcome-based programming. Individualized substance use treatment is critical in changing the …

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  • AEGIST Combined Sessions

    AEGIST Combined Sessions

    Overview: GIS Data Management with AEGIST and Safe System Evaluation of Vulnerable Road Users on Mixed-Use Arterials Speakers: Joe Hausman, Shane Turner.

  • Data Integration Roundtable 1: Techniques & Technologies

    Data Integration Roundtable 1: Techniques & Technologies

    Overview: Get together with your fellow Data Integrators to learn more about DOT and CDC programming and catch up on the year’s challenges and successes. Speakers: Luke Johnson, Rose Rudd, Christine Demont, Daniel Leonard, Mike Fliss, Kathy Peticolas.

  • Kickoff Presentation

    Kickoff Presentation

    Overview: President Address, ED Address, and Award Announcements Speakers: Tara Casanova Powell, Christopher Osbourn, Juliet Little, Karla Houston, and Eric Tang.

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