The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Office of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has partnered with a multitude of organizations to collect res ... [ Read More » ]
Access to EMS Data
EMS agencies that serve rural areas face unique challenges including traveling greater distances, responding to a high rate of fatal crashes, working with less funding, and often operating with a volunteer staff. Crash data that is enhanced with specific EMS information can help road agencies to locate crash hotspots and identify countermeasures to improve safety and decrease fatalities.
This section provides resources and examples for EMS data collection and management.
The National Center for Rural Road Safety (Safety Center) hosted a FREE, 1.5-hour online webinar. Webinar Description This webinar provided an overview of the e ... [ Read More » ]
This website provides technical assistance and training programs that can help States build traffic safety data collection, management, and analysis capacity in ... [ Read More » ]
The National Center for Rural Road Safety (Safety Center), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NH ... [ Read More » ]
The World Health Organization has released a report that outlines policies for improving health care and other systems to provide the key elements of post-crash ... [ Read More » ]
The National Center for Rural Road Safety (Safety Center) hosted a FREE, 1.5-hour online webinar. Webinar Description This webinar provided an overview of the ... [ Read More » ]
The purpose of this paper is to provide a broad review, analysis, and identification of opportunities for the EMS community to address digital technology develo ... [ Read More » ]
A mobile application “providing first responders and EMS personnel with access to critical patient information when they need it most.” Pilot progra ... [ Read More » ]
The National Working Summit on Transportation in Rural America was held Sept. 7-9, 2016 in Denver, CO. It was hosted by the National Center for Rural Road Safet ... [ Read More » ]
“For highways located in different counties and cities across the country, specific conditions of weather, terrain, traffic characteristics, highway condi ... [ Read More » ]
This fact sheet provides information on why EMS data is important; how EMS data saves lives; EMS data facts; and what can be done by the public, state highway s ... [ Read More » ]
Discussion of the challenges of rural incidents for fire and EMS personnel and strategies for success. ... [ Read More » ]