EV On-Board En Route Support Functional Area


'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.

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
DART Emergency Vehicles
North Texas Tollway Authority Courtesy Patrol Vehicles
DFW International Airport Emergency Vehicles
Tarrant County Courtesy Patrol Vehicles
Texas Highway Patrol Emergency Vehicles

Functional Requirements

01The emergency vehicle, including roadway service patrols, shall track its current location.
02The emergency vehicle, including roadway service patrols, shall send the vehicle's location and operational data to the center for emergency management and dispatch.
03The emergency vehicle, including roadway service patrols, shall receive incident details and a suggested route when dispatched to a scene.
04The emergency vehicle shall send the current en route status (including estimated time of arrival) and requests for emergency dispatch updates.
05The emergency vehicle shall send requests to traffic signal control equipment at the roadside to preempt the signal.
06The emergency vehicle shall provide the personnel on–board with dispatch information, including incident type and location, and forward an acknowledgment from personnel to the center that the vehicle is on its way to the incident scene.
07The emergency vehicle shall send patient status information to the care facility along with a request for further information.
08The emergency vehicle shall forward care facility status information to emergency vehicle personnel, including the location, specialized services, quality of care, waiting time, number of rooms available, and emergency room status of hospitals or emergency care providers.
09The emergency vehicle shall send the vehicle's location, speed and direction to other vehicles in the area.
11The emergency vehicle shall receive the crash data from connected vehicles involved in a crash.
12The emergency vehicle shall receive the HAZMAT information from commercial vehicles involved in a crash.