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Center for Transportation Injury Research

Project Information

Project ID: 
Project Status: 
Start Date: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
End Date: 
Saturday, May 31, 2014
FHWA Program: 
FHWA Topics: 
Safety--Transportation Safety Planning (TSP)
TRT Terms: 
Emergency Medical Services; Safety; Research; Disasters and Emergency Operations; Truck Accidents; Crash Injury Research; Medical Services
FHWA Discipline: 
TRB Subject Area: 
Highways, Operations and Traffic Management, Research

Contact Information

First Name: 
(202) 493-3045
Email Address: 
Transportation Enabling Technologies Team
Office of Operations Research and Development
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Project Details

Project Description: 

The objective of this research project is to develop a new concept of emergency response that saves lives effectively with a different approach from traditional ones under various emergency scenarios. Other objectives in this research project are the development of a new approach, finding advanced technology needs, developing research topics, and conducting advanced research to fulfill the new approach.


Deliverable Name: 
Research report regarding a new concept.
Deliverable Type: 
Research report or guidelines
Deliverable Description: 
The product contains methods to respond effectively to the accident.
Deliverable Name: 
Software for Emergency Response
Deliverable Type: 
Deliverable Description: 
The product contains information on the emergency medical services system deployment in the United States.
Deliverable Name: 
Truck Cab Design
Deliverable Type: 
Deliverable Description: 
The products contain information on how to design truck cabs to save the driver and occupants.
Deliverable Name: 
Research Papers
Deliverable Type: 
Research report or guidelines
Deliverable Description: 
The product contains research on the response effectiveness to the accidents.