Tarrant County Emergency Vehicles
These are emergency vehicles operated by the Tarrant County Department of Emergency Management. These include courtesy patrol veicles.
|EV On–Board En Route Support
|'EV On–Board En Route Support' provides communications functions to responding emergency vehicles that reduce response times and improve safety of responding public safety personnel and the general public. It supports traffic signal preemption via short range communication directly with signal control equipment and sends alert messages to surrounding vehicles.
|EV On–Board Incident Management Communication
|'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.
|EV Service Patrol Vehicle Operations
|'EV Service Patrol Vehicle Operations' provides on–board processing and communications to service patrol vehicles that reduce response times and improve safety of responding personnel. It supports service patrol vehicle dispatch and provides incident information back to the dispatching center.
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