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National Unified Goal

These Resources detail the National Unified Goal for Traffic Incident Management, which is a national policy that encourages state and local transportation and public safety agencies to adopt unified, multi-disciplinary policies, procedures and practices that will improve the way traffic incidents are managed on U.S. roadways. Please note that a module on The National Unified Goal for Traffic Incident Management is available on the Responder Safety Learning Network (learning.respondersafety.com).
NTMIC "Anatomy of a Traffic Incident"
This document from the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition provides basic information about what happens in traffic incident response. This information is intended for use in public education campaigns.
Upload Date: 12/17/2012
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Highway Incident Safety and MUTCD Guidelines for Emergency Responders
The Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association (CVVFA) and their Emergency Responder Safety Institute (ERSI) developed this manual and the accompanying online-based training course for first responders and other personnel who respond to roadway incident scenes. In the initial minutes of a roadway incident, responders often find themselves operating in moving traffic at great peril.
Upload Date: 11/6/2013
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National Unified Goal Bookmark
This bookmark publicizes the National Unified Goal for Traffic Incident Management and its strategies.
Upload Date: 12/17/2012
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National Unified Goal FAQ
This document answers Frequently Asked Questions about need for and development of the National Unified Goal for Traffic Incident Management.
Upload Date: 12/17/2012
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National Unified Goal for Traffic Incident Management
This document summarizes the 18 Strategies in the National Unified Goal for Traffic Incident Management.
Upload Date: 5/7/2008
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National Unified Goal for Traffic Incident Management: Detailed Explanation
This document provides additional, detailed explanation for each of the 18 Strategies in the National Unified Goal for Traffic Incident Management.
Upload Date: 5/7/2008
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National Unified Goal Talking Points
This document provides talking points for speakers presenting the National Unified Goal for Traffic Incident Management.
Upload Date: 12/17/2012
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National Unified Goal Trifold Brochure
This trifold brochure summarizes the National Unified Goal for Traffic Incident Management, how it was developed, what organizations were involved in developing it. Detail on the strategies is not included in this document.
Upload Date: 12/17/2012
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NTMIC "Benefits of Traffic Incident Management"
This paper from the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition summarizes currently available information about the benefits of Traffic Incident Management (TIM), including congestion relief, economic savings, energy conservation and environmental benefits, public health and safety improvements, reduced mortality and morbidity, increased responder safety, reduced public safety personnel requirements, and increased customer satisfaction. The document also discusses ways to measure these benefits.
Upload Date: 12/17/2012
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NTMIC "Example Strategies for Building Stronger State TIM Programs"
This document from the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition reviews examples of traffic incident management (TIM) strategies to build stronger state TIM programs. These strategies include interagency strategic planning, statewide best practices guidelines, stronger working partnerships between agencies, performance goals, and workable TIM organizational structures. The document also summarizes example state and local TIM programs.
Upload Date: 12/17/2012
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NTMIC "Prompt, Reliable Incident Communications"
This document from the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition provides a framework for improving incident communications, including response planning, incident notification protocols, public advisories, emergency routing, CAD-ITS integration, and emerging communications technologies.
Upload Date: 12/17/2012
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NTMIC "Responder Safety"
This document from the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition reviews available data on responder fatalities that occurred while working on the roadways and suggests strategies to reduce the incidence of these fatalities.
Upload Date: 12/17/2012
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NTMIC "Safe, Quick Clearance"
This document from the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition proposes strategies to achieve safe, quick clearance of traffic incidents.
Upload Date: 12/17/2012
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Traffic Incident Management Handbook
This handbook from the Federal Highway Administration includes the latest advances in TIM programs and practices across the country, and offers practitioners insights into the latest innovations in TIM tools and technologies, including strategic, tactical, and support elements.
Upload Date: 12/20/2012
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Watch Out Behind You!
A full operations level training program that may be taught in modules. Suggested presenters should be at least a level one instructor. Suggested teaching time is 4 hours total.
Upload Date: 9/6/2013
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