On-board EV En Route Support

Description

On-board systems for gathering of dispatch and routing information for emergency vehicle personnel, vehicle tracking, communications with care facilities, and signal preemption via short range communication directly with traffic control equipment at the roadside.

Included In

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
Passenger Airport Emergency Vehicles
Tarrant County Courtesy Patrol Vehicles
Texas Highway Patrol Emergency Vehicles
Public-Private Toll Courtesy Patrol

Functional Requirements

ID Requirement
1 The emergency vehicle, including roadway service patrols, shall track its current location.
2 The emergency vehicle, including roadway service patrols, shall send the vehicle's location and operational data to the center for emergency management and dispatch.
3 The emergency vehicle, including roadway service patrols, shall receive incident details and a suggested route when dispatched to a scene.
4 The emergency vehicle shall send the current en route status (including estimated time of arrival) and requests for emergency dispatch updates.
5 The emergency vehicle shall send requests to traffic signal control equipment at the roadside to preempt the signal.
6 The 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.
7 The emergency vehicle shall send patient status information to the care facility along with a request for further information.
8 The 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.
9 The emergency vehicle shall send the vehicle’s location, speed and direction to other vehicles in the area.