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Safety Service Patrol Perspective: What is Killing and Injuring Us? The ‘D’ DRIVERS.
As emergency responders to roadway incidents, Safety Service Patrol officers are all very familiar with the negative effects of ‘D’ ‘Drivers’.
Colorado State Patrol Achieves Historic First On the Responder Safety Learning Network
The Emergency Responder Safety Institute (ERSI) congratulates the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) on becoming the first law enforcement agency to have all active duty Peace Officer Standard Training (POST) certified officers earn the National Traffic Incident Management Training Certificate from the Responder Safety Learning Network (RSLN.org).
New Study of Driver Perception of Emergency Warning Lights and Retroreflective Markings Commissioned by The Emergency Responder Safety Institute Yields Surprising Findings
ERSI has released the report of human factors research in cooperation with RPI and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University investigating the impact of emergency warning light color, intensity, modulation, flash rate, and presence of retroreflective chevron markings on driver behavior while traversing a simulated traffic incident scene at night.
Emergency Responder Safety Institute Supports Texas Tech and Lubbock Fire Rescue Partnership to Design a New Multi-Purpose Firefighter Helmet
ERSI provided a grant to support a partnership between Texas Tech and Lubbock Fire Rescue to develop new technologies in head protection that will better protect first responders on the roadway. This research to create a “NextGenHelmet” has now been awarded a grant from the United States Department of Homeland Security.