Traffic Incident Management Systems

Traffic Incident Management Systems
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Traffic Incident Management Systems
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Produced by the U.S. Fire Admininistration, this extensive informational report is a follow-up to the "Emergency Vehicle Safety Initiative" and aims to reduce the number of firefighters killed while responding to or returning from the emergency scene or while working at roadway scenes.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Preface
Chapter 1  Introduction
Other Government Initiatives for Roadway Safety
Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management Website
Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management Handbook
National Traffic Incident Management Coalition
Data Collection
Firefighter Fatalities
Firefighter Injuries
Secondary Collisions
Factors Influencing the Occurrence of Roadway Scene Incidents
Other Considerations Relative to Roadway Incident Scenes
Economic Impact
Impact of Travel Delay Resulting From Vehicle Collisions
Project Goals
Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways
Chapter 2  Incident Case Studies
Case Study 1
Case Study 2
Case Study 3
Case Study 4
Case Study 5
Case Study 6
Case Study 7
Case Study 8
Case Study 9
Case Study 10
Case Study 11
Case Study 12
Case Study 13
Case Study 14
Summary
Chapter 3  Equipment to Improve Highway Safety
Intelligent Transportation Systems Technologies to Improve Roadway Safety
Traffic  Surveillance Technology
Mayday and Automatic Collision Notification Systems
Freeway Service Patrols
Changeable Message Signs
Temporary Traffic Control Zones
Channelizing Devices
Signs
Cones
Flares
Directional Arrow Boards
Barricades
Flagger Control
Hand-Signaling Devices
Flagger Location
Audible Warning  Signals
High-Visibility Safety Apparel
American National Standards Institute/International Safety Equipment Association
Fabric
Fluorescence
Retroreflectivity
American National Standards Institute/International Safety Equipment Association
Fire Apparatus Safety Equipment
Restraints
Vehicle Striping
Warning Lights
European Concepts in Roadway Scene Equipment and Practices
Recommendations for Roadway Safety Equipment
Chapter 4  Setting Up Safe Traffic Incident Management Areas
Establishing  the Work Area
Emergency Vehicle  Placement
Emergency-Vehicle Warning  Lights
Exiting the Apparatus
Determining the Magnitude of the Incident
Minor Incident
Intermediate and Major Incidents
Expanding  the Work Area
Flaggers
Terminating the Temporary Traffic Control Operation
Recommendations for Setting Up a Safe Work Zone
Chapter 5  Preincident Planning and Incident Command for Roadway Incidents
Preincident Planning for Roadway Incidents
Sharing Information
Developing the Preincident Plan
Managing Roadway Incidents
Initiating Incident Management
Commanding The  Incident
Transportation Department Roles in the Highway Incident ICS Organization
Organizing the Incident
Prior to Arrival of Response Units
Small Response
Expanded Incident
Reinforced Response
Additional Considerations
Recommendations for Managing Highway Incidents
Chapter 6  Best Practices and Other Sources of Information
for Effective Highway Incident Operations
Sources of Information
Emergency Responder Safety Institute
National Traffic Incident Management Coalition
U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration
Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways
Best Practices in Traffic Incident Management
Traffic Incident Management Handbook
Simplified Guide to the Incident Management System for Transportation Officials
U.S. Fire Administration Roadway Operations Safety Website
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Other Examples/Sources of Information
Minnesota Traffic Incident Management Recommended Operational Guidelines
Strategic Plan for Highway Incident Management in Tennessee
Emergency Traffic Management in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Nova Scotia Traffic Management Guidelines for Emergency Scenes
Standard Operating Procedures
Model Standard Operating Procedure for Safe Operations at Roadway Incidents—Emergency Responder Safety Institute
Scene Safety Survival Basics
Chapter 7  Recommendations
Appendix A  List of Acronyms and Abbreviations
Appendix B  Resource Websites and Information Sources

Audience

Firefighters, emergency management personnel, first responder and law enforcement may be interested in this resource.

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Record Creation Date:
05/23/2012
Last Status Update:
01/30/2019
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