In Our Boots PSA
We have to stop killing our highway emergency responders.
Certified Traffic Incident Management Person
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Helmets and Head Protection
New helmet research underway by Texas Tech and Lubbock Fire Rescue
New study of the effects of emergency vehicle lighting on drivers now available
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THE SAFETY FEED
News stories related to the broad subject of traffic incident management and responder safety at roadway incidents.
- New Study of Driver Perception of Emergency Warning Lights and Retroreflective Markings Commissioned by The Emergency Responder Safety Institute Yields Surprising Findings
- Emergency Responder Safety Institute Supports Texas Tech and Lubbock Fire Rescue Partnership to Design a New Multi-Purpose Firefighter Helmet
- Emergency Responder Safety Institute Launches ReportStruckBy.Com to Collect Critical Roadway Response Struck-By Incident Data Directly from First Responders
- Steve Austin Inducted into the Firehouse Hall of Fame
- Chief Rich Marinucci Speaks His Mind on the ResponderSafety.com Podcast
Line of Duty Deaths
News stories about responders struck and killed while working roadway incidents.
- (CA)(01-09-2022) Barstow firefighter struck by vehicle on I-15 in December 2021 dies from injuries
- (WI)(01-06-2022) 2 Mineral Point firefighters killed in crash with semi on Highway 151
- (NC)(01-03-2022) NC trooper dies at hospital after being hit by brother during traffic stop
- (NC)(12-22-2021) Charlotte police officer struck & killed in Wednesday morning crash on I-85
- (MO)(12-22-2021) Asst. Fire Chief struck & killed while working a previous crash on I-70
Struck By Incidents
News stories about struck-by-vehicle incidents involving emergency responders and/or their vehicles.
- (MD)(01-02-2022) Montgomery County Engine Struck at Crash Scene
- (TX)(12-18-2021) Pasadena firefighter struck & injured by a hit and run driver while directing traffic
- (PA)(11-18-2021) Firefighter Struck at Williams Township crash scene
- (WV)(11-11-2021) Man charged after striking firefighter with his vehicle
- (DE)(10-30-2021) Seaford Fire Police Officer Struck At Crash Scene; Driver Charged