View from the Street ** May 2013

 ‘You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink’ 1175 in Old English Homilies .. In 2013  national groups have developed  BEST Practices that can greatly improve  First Responder  and the driving  public’s safety, but  will they be adopted and used.

                    

  Advance Warning     Multi Agency Training          Pre-Emption             PIO &  PRESS

National Unified Goal   http://ntimc.transportation.org/Pages/NationalUnifiedGoal(NUG).aspx

FHWA Emergency Transportation Operations  http://ops.fhwa.dot.gov/eto_tim_pse/index.htm

 Responder Safety     http://www.respondersafety.com  

 NFFF  Everyone Goes Home     http://www.everyonegoeshome.com

 TIM Network    http://timnetwork.org

                             2013  Killed in the Line of Duty
   Police Officers  39   http://www.odmp.org/search/year?year=2013
   Fire Fighters     31   http://www.firehero.org/   NFA  http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/ 
   EMS                     10    http://www.nemsms.org/notices.htm
   Towers              08    http://www.internationaltowingmuseum.org/

   Eric  Reddeck   HRFSOC@cox.net
   National Fallen Firefighters Foundation * Everyone Goes Home *- Advocate    http://www.everyonegoeshome.com 

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