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Publication Number: FHWA-RD-99-140
National Model - Statewide Application of Data Collection and Management Technology to Improve Highway Safety
SHARING THE IOWA EXPERIENCE
Iowa is actively sharing their experiences with other State and local agencies and providing the technical assistance necessary to enhance these other agencies' public safety information systems. Direct visits by Iowa staff have been made to many States. In December 1998, 9 States were represented at a National Model Workshop.
An integrated set of electronic forms has been developed that shares data among all forms, eliminating duplicate entries and providing for immediate electronic transmission to remote files at both the State and local levels. The forms include:
In using this suite of electronic forms, Iowa takes advantage of the following technologies:
Other technologies will be examined, including laser measuring devices and voice recognition.
Topics: research, safety
Keywords: research, safety
TRT Terms: research, Safety and security, Safety, Transportation safety