and Partner to Improve Highway Safety

First responders are being injured or killed daily while working to protect the public at incidents on our roadways.  While risk is inherent to their jobs, being struck by passing vehicles or involved in secondary accidents is an unnecessary … [Read more...]

New Kensington firefighter plays key role in safety initiative | TribLIVE

New Kensington firefighter plays key role in safety initiative New Kensington volunteer fireman Tom Straub, flanked by fire trucks, is one of only 12 firefighters in the state selected to be an advocate for the "Everyone Goes Home" program … [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...]

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...]

National Unified Goal for Traffic Incident Management, NUG

  WHAT IS THE NATIONAL UNIFIED GOAL (NUG)? The Traffic Incident Management National Unified Goal or NUG is: Responder safety; Safe, quick clearance; and Prompt, reliable, interoperable communications. COMMITMENT … [Read more...]

Houston TranStar – Transportation Management

  The Houston TranStar partnership has been a leader in designing and implementing transportation management plans to get citizens where they want to go. Whether the destination is a sports game, Galveston Island, the Houston Livestock Show … [Read more...]

Towing & Recovery Association of America – TRAA – Products

  VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE TRAA's newest law enforcement/towing guide giving updated information useful to law enforcement officers, towers and dispatchers. In a new "vehicle visor" format, this guide will be easily … [Read more...]

Coalition Home Page

  Incident Management Virtual Training for First Responders I-95 Coalition Successfully Launches 3-D Virtual Incident Management Training for First Responders… Maryland and New York were the first Coalition Member States to host 3-D … [Read more...]