This article describes a project which developed the Automated Document of Crash Scenes using Global Positioning System (AutoDOCS- GPS), a product designed to provide accurate, standardized, electronic data, making crash analysis more efficient and increasing road and vehicle safety. The device features high base measurement accuracy, lower costs than alternative systems, procedure guidance and automatic data recording, standardized electronic data, automated computer-aided design (CAD) drawing and text reporting, rapid single investigator operation, and the ability to incorporate supplemental manual or laser measurements. The article describes the system architecture, data flow, AutoDOCS operation, and system test results.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Page range: pp 34-36, 38-41
  • Corporate Authors:

    Advanstar Communications, Incorporated

    131 West First Street
    Duluth, MN  United States  55802-2065
  • Authors:
    • Rodgers, C
  • Publication Date: 2003-7


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: 7 p.
  • Serial:
    • GPS World
    • Volume: 14
    • Issue Number: 7
    • Publisher: Advanstar Communications, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 1048-5104

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00962230
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: BTRIS, TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Sep 2 2003 12:00AM