Manhattan Emergency Vehicles
This element represents all emergency vehicles in Manhattan, including police vehicles, fire trucks, ambulances, and other EMS vehicles. Fire trucks utilize Emergency Vehicle Pre–emption (EVP) equipment to pre–empt signals during emergencies within the City of Manhattan. The Manhattan Fire Department currently has VHF radio communications on all of its emergency vehicles. The Fire Department also plans to have MDTs in each of its first out responding apparatus by the end of 2015. This will include AVL/GPS equipment to allow for tracking in dispatch.
|Functional Object||Description||User Defined|
|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.||False|
|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.||False|
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