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Known CAS issues and requests for improvements

This page is restricted to those who have access to the Crash Analysis System.

Crash Analysis System 

Improvements in the November release of CAS

The following bugs have been fixed and enhancements made in v2.2.8 of CAS, which was released on 17 November 2022.

Reference

Description

CRI-41

 Group crashes and display those above a threshold

CRI-43

 Grouping: Ability to set a threshold number of crashes above which crashes will be grouped.

Improvements in recent earlier releases of CAS

Reference

Release

Release Date

Description

CRI-48

2.2.7

27/10/2022

Display order of injury scale

CRI-92

2.2.7

27/10/2022

Bug Incorrect language in Casualty Count in Plain English Report .csv Export

CRI-203

2.2.7

27/10/2022

Collision diagram enhancement - scale

CRI-229

2.2.7

27/10/2022

Add a date label to the map (old CAS feature

CRI-256

2.2.7

27/10/2022

Bug The tabulation report incorrectly displays 0:00:00 in the date list

CRI-278

2.2.7

27/10/2022

Bug Incorrect date in Journey start time

CRI-119

V2.2.6

21/09/2022

Unhelpful error message of RS/RP buffer tool

CRI-199

V2.2.6

21/09/2022

Reference Station/Route Position (RS/RP) Tool Gives Unhelpful Message or
Hangs

CRI-247

V2.2.6

21/09/2022

RS/RP descriptive error message

CRI-249

V2.2.6

21/09/2022

RS/RP detailed instruction page

CRI-269

V2.2.6

21/09/2022

RS/RP help implementation

CRI-275

V2.2.6

21/09/2022

Redesign of RS/RP functionality

CRI-276

V2.2.6

21/09/2022

RS/RP function – Run button

CRI-222

V2.2.5

17/08/2022

Saved queries not running to completion or crashing with E30 message – a helpful error message, suggesting what to do, now appears.

CRI-258

V2.2.5

17/08/2022

Crash report to show correct Journey Purpose(external link)

CRI-272

V2.2.5

17/08/2022

The headings on the .csv export of a plain English report for counts now read ‘casualty’ rather than ‘crash’

CRI-17

V2.2.5

17/08/2022

Ability to print a map by downloading an image of the map.

CRI-263

V2.2.5

17/08/2022

A tabulation report can be saved as a PDF file.

CRI-243

V2.2.4

12/07/2022

Investigate the use of a message on the CAS Reporting Application front page to inform subscribers of any issues or changes

CRI-242

V2.2.3

26/05/2022

Ensure Journey purpose data is appearing in the reporting application

Planned improvements

Title

Release

Planned Release

Reference

Description

Site Centre Midpoint

V2.2.10

January 2023

 

 

 

 

 

CRI-406

Grouping types 3 and 4 incorrectly associate ‘nearest intersection’ as the Site Centre Midpoint

 

 

 

CRI-405

Site Summary Report: addition of Site Centre Midpoint as a column for this report

 

 

 

CRI-200

Heat map not displaying as expected

Collision Diagrams

V2.2.11

February 2023

 

 

 

 

 

CRI-69

Skewed collision diagram

 

 

 

CRI-221

Include road layout in collision diagram

 

 

 

CRI-28

Road name not visible in diagram

Prioritised bugs and requests for enhancements to CAS

Below is a list of bugs or requests for enhancements to CAS that have yet to be fixed, developed, or considered for further action.
They are listed in approximate decreasing order of priority.

Reference

Description

CRI-207

Grouped crashes whose centroid is outside query site not appearing in information products.

CRI-446

Groupings: Values on the Grouping fields were not being reset when a new query was ran

CRI-447

Groupings: Grouping functionality not behaving correctly (intermittent) when going to other tabs (e.g Report, Collision Diagram) then go back to Map again

CRI-448

Groupings: '0 results from your query' message was not displayed when selecting 'Site summary' report

CRI-197

Grouping moves a crash to a different road.

CRI-218

CAS Grouping Error – crashes not included or included incorrectly

CRI-512

Print functionality: When result of the query was group and print icon was clicked, the downloaded png file does not show the numbers/pins

CRI-449

Map Layers: A blue loading icon was displayed when Layers was clicked and Heat map was ticked

CRI-404

Drawing tools: lines occasionally drawn to wrong scale for current zoom level of map and appears displaced from rest of image.

CRI-390

Road Buffer Drawing Tool: Add a cancel button to turn off the buffer drawing tool, similar to the area, circle and rectangle drawing tools

CRI-389

Road Buffer Drawing Tool: One of the error messages associated for RSRP tool had been triggered while using the road buffer tool

CRI-388

Circle at a Centre Point: The ‘radius’ pop up box was hidden behind the Site Info panel at the top of the map

CRI-208

Problems with Contributing Factor View

CRI-273

In Coded, Plain English and Site Summary Reports for State Highway crashes, order rows by Reference Station and Route Position.

CRI-201

Export of crash data sometimes does not include all factor codes

CRI-81(external link)

[B] Site summary report will not run for lots of sites

CRI-236

Investigate completeness of social cost data

CRI-46

Export 'zero' values in a tabulation report, not only those with data

CRI-18(external link)

[F/B] Sorting of saved queries list

CRI-240

Site details reports gives incorrect values under Casualty Types table when vehicle type selected includes cycle

CRI-55(external link)

[F/B] Add 'Total' column to Vulnerable road users table

CRI-239

Allow macrons and other accents in text

CRI-51(external link)

Bulk view all Diagrams/TCRs in a query

CRI-33(external link)

CRASH REPORTS: Means to view all crash reports in result set

CRI-25(external link)

Display Features in reports

CRI-189

Factor code spelling mistakes

CRI-30(external link)

Change factor code fields in exports to text/general

CRI-224

Enable querying on declared motorways

CRI-22(external link)

Always display a crash report link

CRI-189

Factor code spelling mistakes

CRI-30(external link)

Change factor code fields in exports to text/general

CRI-224

Enable querying on declared motorways

CRI-22(external link)

Always display a crash report link

CRI-136(external link)

Change order of columns in Site Summary, Coded Crash and Plain English Reports

CRI-26

Adaptive panel management – adjust query panel to maximise map/report screen.

CRI-27(external link)

MAP: Thematics – labels / legend / Pie Chart dimension

CRI-225

Search for crashes on a road not identifying those at intersections and it is named as the side road

CRI-59(external link)

Collision Diagram – request that the colour of the crash attributes to be changed to black so that they can be readable

CRI-23

API access

CRI-37(external link)

The ability to report data errors via a link in the reporting app

CRI-60(external link)

Review order of peer group display in the tabulation report

CRI-88

Display status of system and date data last updated

CRI-12(external link)

multiple screens e.g. map on its own screen

CRI-226

Side road or Feature – bug only half fixed by adding feature field. Since noted that recorded features may not be on the crash road.

CRI-93(external link)

Cyclist age of 0 reported in non-cyclist crashes

CRI-42(external link)

Additional vehicle device should not have null value when vehicle type is cycle

CRI-79(external link)

Cannot locate crash cluster on State Highway where there is no side road, in a site summary report

CRI-260

Add icon to warning message in Dashboard and Landing page for accessibility

CRI-259

Allow administrator to save content as draft in Content Management System for Dashboard and Landing page

CRI-262

Investigate the use of message and notification in global banner by administrator

CRI-85(external link)

Strange Behaviour in Displaying Clusters of Crashes

CRI-267

Text alignment doesn't align text in the WYSIWYG or on the front end

CRI-187

Search function within map

CRI-16(external link)

Find roads in a TLA search function

CRI-1(external link)

Query: Exclude option

CRI-63(external link)

Users can sometimes not retrieve crash diagrams but instead get an error message

CRI-205

Maximum age is 103

CRI-45

Coded crash report – review format of export to .csv.

CRI-227

Query Map Legend does not outline what values the colours relate to

CRI-200

Heat map not displaying as expected

CRI-228

Move the map scale bar (feature in old CAS)

CRI-6(external link)

Replicate the non-duplicate identifier function

CRI-196

Allow sharing of multiple sites with listed users.

CRI-220

Improve searching for crashes by State Highway number

CRI-270

Cannot export large amounts of data using spreadsheet export

CRI-39(external link)

Label crash pins with CrashID - maybe align with how themes are used

CRI-274

Enhance thematics to include movement groups and factor groups

CRI-233

Cannot report coded listing with more than 1000 records. Export all query data is a different format.

CRI-234

Coded and plain english report - default is 20 - suggest it should be 'all'

CRI-230

Include ability to query a vehicle group (e.g., heavy vehicles)

CRI-34(external link)

Recording of Crashes on Multi-Lane Roads

CRI-204

Request for ward boundaries

CRI-7

Coded crash reports fit onto A4 paper and be readable as such

CRI-232

Order of fields for exporting all crashes is somewhat out of order

CRI-235

Add ONF as a road display legend once available

CRI-58(external link)

Derived variable to show current valid license at time of crash – this can be derived from licence status.

CRI-237

Allow more than one selection of options when querying On State Highway.

CRI-241

Ability to use exclusion criteria in a query

CRI-250

Change message for unauthorised persons clicking on legacy documents

CRI-223

If you edit a polygon (perhaps also when first creating) but fail to hit the save button but press the save button at the top of the map, it does not remember the changes to the polygon

CRI-277

Map: Generic, Terrain, Basemap, imagery and Dark Grey layers don't seem to work

CRI-407

Map background: NZTA Generic and NZTA Grey Basemap disappears at 20m zoom or lower (20m, 10m, 5m)

* As at 15 December 2022

Enhancements requests for which no action will be taken

Below is a list of enhancements requested with which Waka Kotahi has decided not to proceed.

Reference

Description

CRI-56(external link)

[F] Create a collision diagram without a site (not possible at this stage)

CRI-49(external link)

New standard Alarm report – insufficient specification to proceed.

CRI-11(external link)

TBPS ===SITE DETAILS: RESULT: Date of interest Site reduction / comparison– insufficient specification to proceed.

CRI-188

Site summary report – edit name of group.

CRI-57(external link)

[F/B] Run both coded and English reports together – no reason given for the need of this report.

CRI-118(external link)

Training material issues – this will be fixed when CAS Learn is moved to a new platform in the last quarter of 2022.

CRI-35(external link)

Movement code descriptions A Database script is required to amend the table/Row)

CRI-219

Queries sometimes hang

CRI-166(external link)

Unknown appears twice in each Vehicle Type panel of Site Details Report (Data fixed)

CRI-77(external link)

SH crashes flagged as not on SH (Enterprise Data Warehouse issue)

CRI-190

Font displays incorrectly

CRI-238

Create a coded crash report for grouped sites with more than a given number of crashes per group

CRI-53(external link)

Tabulation data – By speed and/or alcohol

* As at 15 December 2022

Previous CAS upgrades released

Reference

Description

CRI-206

Intermittent issues - E05 and inability to retrieve saved queries.

CRI-181(external link)

Ability to delete a saved query

CRI-180(external link)

Ability to delete a saved site

CRI-95(external link)

Map intermittently disappears – no longer an issue

CRI-74(external link)

 Save Query - intermittent issue when saving a site-users are kicked out of session & receive "Your session terminated due to inactivity" message

CRI-82(external link)

[B] CAS Reporting: Site Details report with >~500 crashes fail after ~4 mins

CRI-67(external link)

[B] Export files through front end

CRI-138(external link)

[B] No towed vehicle information on traffic crash report

CRI-78(external link)

[F/B] Feature is not being displayed in reports

CRI-71(external link)

[F/B] Filter by suburbs not working

CRI-73(external link)

[F/B] Incorrect error message - Crash report requested

CRI-142(external link)

[F/B] Tabulation report: View supplementary safety device attribute

CRI-32(external link)

[F] Add Category field to User sites

CRI-143(external link)

[F] Grouped results not working as expected

CRI-158(external link)

[Perf] Tune Saved Sites prefilter

CRI-66(external link)

All data export not linking passengers to vehicle/person ID

CRI-137(external link)

Change the 'Go to query builder' button to 'Go to CAS reporting'

CRI-141(external link)

Click first point to close shape’ is no longer working when using area to area point tool

CRI-94(external link)

Crashes not always being captured in the radius of a circle

CRI-132(external link)

Driver contributing factors are being applied to passengers & pedestrians

CRI-107

Enable reporting of casualty by vehicle and road user type.

CRI-147(external link)

Export performance related issues

CRI-83

Fix spelling mistakes in vehicles tab

CRI-143   

Grouped results not working as expected - Open size metre figure (default or adjusted)

CRI-31

Change column headings in Plain English report - The ‘crash count’ headings in the plan English report have been renamed to the
               following: Casualty count fatal, Casualty count serious, Casualty count minor

CRI-146(external link)

Reporting performance related issues

CRI-133(external link)

Save Site error - intermittent issue when saving a site - users are kicked out of session & receive "Your session terminated due to inactivity" message

CRI-142   

Tabulation report: View supplementary safety device attribute

CRI-139(external link)

Users getting "Your session terminated" message when logging in.

CRI-47(external link)

View School Zones Map layer

CRI-134(external link)

Add in 'Journey Purpose' to CAS Reporting

CRI-36(external link)

[F/B] Export crash reports in a result set

CRI-4(external link)

[F/B] Tabulation report: Show cause factor descriptions

CRI-15(external link)

[F] Add scale bar on map

CRI-38(external link)

Addition of social cost attribute

CRI-62

Financial year label to change to xxxx/xxxx format

CRI-20(external link)

Query using School layer data

CRI-140(external link)

Refresh look & feel of query menu headings

CRI-134(external link)

Add in 'Journey Purpose' to CAS Reporting (heading only – no data yet)

CRI-148(external link)

Query performance related issues

CRI-195

Filter by School Zone - There is now a ‘school zone’ attribute whereby users can search and select one or more school zones.  This is available under the location tab

CRI-186

Remove Internet Explorer 11 from homepage's recommended browsers - IE11 is no longer a supported browser so we do not recommend users continue to use CAS reporting in this browser

CRI-64

Different crash counts for the same site.

CRI-65(external link)

No image for crash - incorrect error message

CRI-70(external link)

No vehicle id in people export for passengers

CRI-84

Crash Report in Reporting shows ‘no data’ for Towing when there should be, and also does not show ‘towed vehicle’ details when it is present in the crash

CRI-91(external link)

Spelling mistake in towed vehicle

* As at 15 December 2022