Traffic Crashes 44% open

Santa Monica, CA

What data is expected?

Data on all motor-vehicle-related crashes. This should include crashes with pedestrians and bicyclists (which may or may not be divided into multiple datasets). Please note: This dataset refers to data on specific incidents, not monthly or annual totals. Data on where and when crashes are occuring is crucial for both measuring street safety and figuring out where interventions are needed. (More info)

  • Date
  • Time (may be approximate)
  • Location
  • Type, description, or charges
  • Injuries? (yes or no)
  • Fatalities? (yes or no)

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licensed No
Available in bulk Yes
Up-to-date No SWITRS data is typically 6-7 months behind.
Available free online No
Available free of charge Yes
In an open format CSV
findable 2
findable_steps Search "california traffic collision data"
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name California Highway Patrol
online_otherwise Yes
characteristics Date, Time (may be approximate), Location, Type, description, or charges, Injuries? (yes or no), Fatalities? (yes or no)
location http://iswitrs.chp.ca.gov/Reports/jsp/ - The Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS) is a database that serves as a means to collect and process data gathered from a collision scene. , https://tims.berkeley.edu/ - The Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS) has been developed over the past five-plus years by SafeTREC to provide quick, easy and free access to California crash data, the Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS), that has been geo-coded by SafeTREC to make it easy to map out crashes.

Meta data

Data location   http://iswitrs.chp.ca.gov/Reports/jsp/ - The Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS) is a database that serves as a means to collect and process data gathered from a collision scene.
   https://tims.berkeley.edu/ - The Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS) has been developed over the past five-plus years by SafeTREC to provide quick, easy and free access to California crash data, the Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS), that has been geo-coded by SafeTREC to make it easy to map out crashes.
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   CSV
Reviewer   Kegan Maher
Submitters   Kegan Maher
Last modified   Thu Feb 20 2020 20:47:22 GMT+0000 (UTC)