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Traffic Incident Management > Mobilization & Response > Response Routing


Response routing systems assist responders in identifying the quickest safe route to incident locations. Advanced systems may incorporate information on current traffic congestion, allowing responders to avoid traffic delays.


Consult with traffic engineers early in the process of no-notice evacuations to secure the use of traffic management resources and to identify routes for evacuation and re-entry.(February 2006)

Identify all transportation, incident management, and emergency response entities and strive to resolve issues with semantics and terminology among different agencies.(March 2002)

Plan for system redundancies to ensure appropriate incident response activities and continuity of operations during emergency situations.(March 2002)

Maximize emergency resources and response by utilizing Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) capabilities.(1/1/1999)

Select appropriate technologies to enable emergency notification and response systems to complement traditional 9-1-1 service.(9/1/1998)

Focus on detection, response and clearance to improve incident management, only turn to planning diversion routes after these are as robust as possible.(6/1/1998)

Plan diversion routes carefully to avoid negative consequences on designated alternate routes.(6/1/1998)