PS04-Mayday Notification

Status: Existing


This service package provides the capability for a vehicle to automatically transmit an emergency message when the vehicle has been involved in a crash or other distress situation. An automatic crash notification feature transmits key data on the crash recorded by sensors mounted in the vehicle (e.g. deployment of airbags) without the need for involvement of the driver. The emergency message is sent to emergency response services, which determines and carries out the appropriate response. This service package allows passing vehicles to receive and forward mayday requests in areas where no communications infrastructure exists. Emergency notifications from personal devices are also supported.

Includes Elements

Dallas County Department of Emergency Management
Local Emergency Management Centers
Traveler Vehicles
Traveler Personal Devices
Texas Highway Patrol Dispatch Center
Texas Division of Emergency Management State Operations Center