The work of the Traffic Safety Data lab promotes traffic safety research and data analysis at the University of Alabama through presentations, scholarly publications, and collaborations with other academic institutions. The lab also aims to provide unique expertise in traffic safety, information technology, and research to assist governmental agencies, non-profits, and consortiums at the state, regional, national, and international levels.

Director: Dr. Randy Smith

Mission: To serve the traffic safety community on a national and international basis


  • Support traffic safety initiatives and analysis for CAPS sponsors
  • Provide support and resources for cross disciplinary research at the University of Alabama. Including:
    • Engineering
    • Information technology
    • Geographical Information Systems
    • Human factors