Active programs in most major urban areas in Florida and along Florida’s Turnpike. In 2011, Road Rangers made over 395,000 stops including: Debris pick-ups Emergency response support Motorist assistance calls.
Originally signed in 2002 Updated in 2012 (pending final approval) Agreement between Florida Highway Patrol and Florida Department of Transportation State Highway System Promotes responder safety Expedites removal of vehicles, cargo, and debris Restores safe and orderly flow of traffic in an urgent manner after a traffic incident For more info: http://www.floridatim.com/documents/Training/Open%20Roads%20Policy.pdf
Mitigation of Accidental Discharges of Motor Vehicle Fluids Guidelines Guidelines for clean-up of hazardous materials such as: Oil Fuel Grease Antifreeze For more info: http://www.floridatim.com/documents/Training/Spill%20Mitigation%20Guidelines.pdf
Provides incentives to towing companies who respond and clear incidents involving types of vehicles that are beyond the recovery capabilities of light and medium-duty rotation towing providers For more info: http://www.dot.state.fl.us/TrafficOperations/Traf_Incident/pdf/2010_2011AnnualRISCReportFINAL.pdf
Activation of RISC 60 minutes $600 flat rate service payment if arrival time is within 60 minutes Arrival on scene within 60 minutes NTP Notice to proceed is given 90 minutes 90 minute clearance time, $2,500 bonus Plus $1,000 bonus if additional equipment is used 90 minute clearance goal If vendor exceeds 90 minutes but does not exceed 180 minutes clearance time, $0 bonus 180 minutes180+ minutes If roadway is not cleared within 180 minutes, a penalty of $10/minute ($600/hour) is assessed
Requires minor accident vehicles to be moved from travel lanes when safe and there are no injuries Reduces Lane closure times Hazards to other drivers Hazards to responders
Vacate the lane closest to the emergency vehicle or Slow to a speed 20 mph less than the posted speed limit For more info: http://www.flhsmv.gov/safetytips/MoveOverTips.htm
Communication Learn from each other Develop action plans Maintain Free Flow Traffic