NZTA brings road incident management into focus

A nationwide seminar held in Rotorua on March 5 and 6 has provided a valuable opportunity to discuss ways in which the management of incidents on New Zealand’s state highways and other roads can be improved. The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) … [Read more...]

FHWA TI & EM Update – May 2012

Lifesavers Conference There is still time to register for the National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities, held in Orlando, FL, June 14-16, 2012. For more information on the conference, accommodations, and registration please visit … [Read more...]

Transit Collision Scene Management

Special Guest Columnist Donald Pike, Course Manager U.S. Department of Transportation Transportation Safety Institute The US DOT/Transportation Safety Institute has been teaching collision investigation courses all over the … [Read more...]

The Responder – April 2012

The Responder April 2012 Message from TIM Network Liaison We are back! Have you missed us? We have been getting ready to launch our new newsletter functionality and will soon unveil a new social experience that will allow you to connect with … [Read more...]

Proposed Senate Transportation Bill

Proposed Senate Transportation Bill from the Senate includes specific mentions of TIM on the following pages: Page 131 Page 447 – 453 Page 477 Page 532-537 Page 552-553 … [Read more...]

View from the Street

March 14, 2012 @ 9:15 - 11:30 am 1214 Volvo Parkway Greenbrier Library Chesapeake, Virginia 23320 The importance of meetings to discuss traffic incident Management at none emergency scenes cannot be over stated !! … [Read more...]

The National Association of State EMS Officials

Highway Incident & Transportation Systems (HITS) Overview The purpose of the Highway Incident and Transportation Systems (HITS) Committee is to: Engage NASEMSO on highway safety issues relevant to EMS Collaborate with highway safety … [Read more...]

High-Tech Traffic Management Prototype

   MCDOT Launches "SMARTDrive" Test Bed in Anthem Anthem, AZ — Criminals and fires are obvious threats for police and firefighters, but traffic accidents also pose a serious danger for these first responders. Nearly 13 percent of the firefighters … [Read more...]

Chevrolet Volt catches fire weeks after crash, prompting closer look at safety

Following a fire in a Chevrolet Volt several weeks after a crash test, government officials are weighing the need for new safety rules that could require first responders to drain electric vehicles’ batteries after a crash. The National Highway … [Read more...]

The Responder – November 2011

Message from TIM Network Liaison This is a great time to be a member of the TIM Network.  Our organization continues to receive input from many of the industries leaders from all disciplines of TIM and the TIM Network continues to gain visibility … [Read more...]