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PMSS Project Details

 

Project ID:FHWA-PROJ-07-0024
Project Name: Center for Transportation Injury Research
Status: Active
Contact:
Last Name:Lee
First Name:Kunik
Telephone:202-493-3491
E-mail:kunik.lee@dot.gov
Office: Office of Safety Research and Development
Roadmap/Focus area(s): Comprehensive Approach to Safety
Safety Data and Analysis
Project Description:The objective of this research project is to develop a new concept of emergency response that saves lives effectively with a different approach from traditional ones under various emergency scenarios. Other objectives in this research project are the development of a new approach, finding advanced technology needs, developing research topics, and conducting advanced research to fulfill the new approach.
Start Date: September 26, 2007
End Date: May 31, 2014
Goals:The key project objective is to establish a new concept of emergency response.
Test Methodology: Computer Simulation
Expected Benefits:The expected benefits are real-time information of human or natural disasters, timely transport to the proper hospital, and quality medical service.
Deliverables:1. Name: Research report regarding a new concept.
Product Type(s): Research report, Techbrief
Description: The product contains methods to respond effectively to the accident.
2. Name: Software for Emergency Response
Product Type(s): Research report, Software
Description: The product contains information on the emergency medical services system deployment in the United States.
3. Name: Truck Cab Design
Product Type(s): Research report, Techbrief
Description: The products contain information on how to design truck cabs to save the driver and occupants.
4. Name: Research papers.
Product Type(s): Research report, Techbrief
Description: The product contains research on the response effectiveness to the accidents.
Keywords: Emergency Medical Services
Safety
Research
Disasters and Emergency Operations
Truck Accidents
Crash Injury Research
Medical Services
Subject Areas: Highways
Operations and Traffic Management
Research