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Agencies and Organizations

  • Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association CVVFA has provided firefighters and emergency responders with training, leadership, and fraternalism for more than a century.
  • Federal Highway Administration Office of Operations The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Office of Operations provides national leadership for the management and operation of the surface transportation system. The office is responsible for FHWA's efforts in the areas of congestion management, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Deployment* , traffic operations, emergency management, and freight management and operations.
  • Fire Corps Fire Corps is one of five partner programs under Citizen Corps, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's grassroots strategy to bring together government and community leaders to involve citizens in all-hazards emergency preparedness and resilience.
  • Firefighter Close Calls, Home of the Secret List was an idea born from The Secret List, an independent newsletter produced since 1998 in an effort to bring forward the issues involving injury and death to firefighters.
  • IAFC Safety, Health and Survival Section Mission is to reduce the number of preventable line of duty deaths and injuries in our fire service.
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Subcommittee The IACP has established a Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Subcommittee under the direction of the IACP Highway Safety Committee (HSC). The TIM Subcommittee, working with HSC and FHWA, addresses safety, operations, training, and outreach initiatives related to TIM nationally; promotes TIM policies, procedures, and training in the law enforcement community while maximizing the overall effectiveness of TIM strategies and resources; enhances existing TIM programs while providing necessary resources to those jurisdictions new to TIM; and supports relationships and understanding between TIM disciplines.
  • International Association of Fire Fighters Emergency Vehicle Safety Program Emergency Vehicle and Roadway Scene Safety Program
  • International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), American National Standards American National Standards Institute/International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) ANSI/ISEA publishes standards that relate to safety equipment for roadway incident responders, including high visibility safety apparel.
  • International Towing and Recovery Museum and Wall of the Fallen Recognizes outstanding individuals in the towing and recovery industry worldwide, records the history of the industry, collects and display industry artifacts and memorabilia through a museum, and provides information about the industry to the general public.
  • ISEA News and Publications
  • John Petropoulos Memorial Fund Safety initiatives that offer people tangible tips they can implement in their workplaces and on the roads to help ensure emergency responders make it home safely to their families after every shift.
  • National Fallen Firefighters Foundation The Mission of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is to honor America’s Fallen Firefighters, assist their survivors, and work to prevent firefighter deaths and injuries. The Foundation also offers training to help fire departments handle a line-of-duty death. With the support of fire and life safety organizations, the Foundation has launched a major initiative to reduce firefighter deaths, Everyone Goes Home®.
  • National Fire Protection Association NFPA’s mission is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. NFPA publishes several standards that relate to professional qualifications and to responder safety when operating on the highway, including NFPA 1500, NFPA 1901, and NFPA 1091.
  • National Institute of Justice The National Institute of Justice — the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice — is dedicated to improving knowledge and understanding of crime and justice issues through science.
  • National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Dedicated to honoring and remembering the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers in the United States.
  • National Policing Institute The National Policing Institute, formerly known as the National Police Foundation, is a non-partisan, non-profit, research and policy organization dedicated to advancing policing through innovation and scientific research.
  • National Traffic Incident Management Coalition A multi-disciplinary partnership forum spanning the public safety and transportation communities to coordinate experiences, knowledge, practices, and ideas.
  • SafeHighways.Org and Safe Highway Matters Newsletter and Safe Highway Matters Newsletter are part of the effort to build a nationwide community for all members of state and federal departments of transportation, highway authorities, private operators, academics, and advocates for safe roads.
  • The Eastern Transportation Coalition A partnership of transportation agencies and related organizations, from Maine to Florida and in Canada, working together to accelerate improvements in transportation across multiple jurisdictions and throughout all modes.
  • The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearing House Dedicated to providing the transportation construction industry and the general public with comprehensive information to improve motorist, worker and pedestrian safety in roadway work zones.
  • Towing and Recovery Association of America The umbrella trade group and national voice of the towing and recovery industry, representing the interests of the towing and recovery industry on Capitol Hill and producing an array of educational products supporting professionalism in towing and recovery and in business management.
  • Traffic Incident Management Enhancement Task Force of Georgia Mission is to “develop and sustain a region-wide incident management program to facilitate the safest and fastest roadway clearance, lessening the impact on emergency responders and the motoring public.”
  • Volunteer Fire Police Association of New York VFPASNY’s mission is to advance the status of volunteer Fire Police in the State of New York, while upholding and defending the constitutions of the United States of America and the State of New York.

Incident Reports


  • American Towman The online home of American Towman magazine.
  • Tow Times Online Tow Times is a monthly magazine dedicated to helping towing company owners and managers throughout the United States, Canada and around the world run a more successful towing business.

Programs and Initiatives

Toolkits and Exercises

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