On-board EV En Route Support Functional Area

Description

On-board systems for gathering of dispatch and routing information for emergency vehicle personnel, vehicle tracking, communications with care facilities, and signal preemption via short range communication directly with traffic control equipment at the roadside.

Included In

Local Public Safety Vehicles
Yakima County Public Safety Vehicles

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
1The emergency vehicle, including roadway service patrols, shall track its current location.
2The emergency vehicle, including roadway service patrols, shall send the vehicle's location and operational data to the center for emergency management and dispatch.
3The emergency vehicle, including roadway service patrols, shall receive incident details and a suggested route when dispatched to a scene.
4The emergency vehicle shall send the current en route status (including estimated time of arrival) and requests for emergency dispatch updates.
5The emergency vehicle shall send requests to traffic signal control equipment at the roadside to preempt the signal.
6The emergency vehicle shall provide the personnel on-board with dispatch information, including incident type and location, and forward an acknowledgment from personnel to the center that the vehicle is on its way to the incident scene.
7The emergency vehicle shall send patient status information to the care facility along with a request for further information.
8The emergency vehicle shall forward care facility status information to emergency vehicle personnel, including the location, specialized services, quality of care, waiting time, number of rooms available, and emergency room status of hospitals or emergency care providers.
9The emergency vehicle shall send the vehicle’s location, speed and direction to other vehicles in the area.