How to obtain data from GEARS
Georgia DOT has a crash database managed by Lexis Nexus that can be accessed by any jurisdiction in Georgia. You will need to request access, and fill out a user agreement in order to receive a login and password.
Go to the GEARS portal at:
Once you’ve received a login and password described above. Login to the portal.
- From the top, you’ll want to choose the Advanced Search option (left side), and the Crash Data option (upper right side).
- Now you’ll want to add the criteria for the data you wish to download. First, give it the date range you wish to request, then hit the INSERT button.
- Now it will ask you for the jurisdiction you wish. Choose that from the pick list and hit the INSERT button.
- That’s the only 2 criteria you need to enter for this download. At this point, you can hit the RUN button.