EV On-Board Incident Management Communication Functional Area

Description

'EV On–board Incident Management Communication' provides communications support to first responders. Information about the incident, information on dispatched resources, and ancillary information such as road and weather conditions are provided to emergency personnel. Emergency personnel transmit information about the incident such as identification of vehicles and people involved, the extent of injuries, hazardous material, resources on site, site management strategies in effect, and current clearance status. Emergency personnel may also send in–vehicle signing messages to approaching traffic using short range communications.

Included In

City of Arlington Emergency Vehicles
City of Dallas Emergency Vehicles
City of Fort Worth Emergency Vehicles
City of Plano Emergency Vehicles
Dallas County Emergency Vehicles
Local Emergency Vehicles
Tarrant County Emergency Vehicles
Dallas County – Courtesy Patrol Vehicles
North Texas Tollway Authority Courtesy Patrol Vehicles
Tarrant County Courtesy Patrol Vehicles
Texas Highway Patrol Emergency Vehicles

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
01The emergency vehicle shall receive dispatch instructions sufficient to enable emergency personnel in the field to implement an effective incident response. It includes local traffic, road, and weather conditions, hazardous material information, and the current status of resources that have been allocated to an incident.
02The emergency vehicle shall provide an interface to the center for emergency personnel to transmit information about the incident site such as the extent of injuries, identification of vehicles and people involved, hazardous material, etc.
03The emergency vehicle shall provide an interface to the center for emergency personnel to transmit information about the current incident response status such as the identification of the resources on site, site management strategies in effect, and current clearance status.
04The emergency vehicle shall receive container manifest and status of the electronic seal on a container.
05The emergency vehicle shall inspect the electronic seal on a container to verify the container has not been opened or tampered with.
06The vehicle shall collect vehicle occupants' electronic medical records to support emergency dispatch and staging of personnel and equipment.
07The emergency vehicle shall exchange information with other emergency vehicles to support the decision making and overall incident response.
08The emergency vehicle shall provide nearby vehicles with information related to active incident management activities that require cooperation from surrounding traffic.