GPS And Accident Response: Phenomenal Times


Posted on 27th October 2015 by admin in Tech


gpsMinnesota’s Mayday Plus project combines GPS with in-vehicle accelerometers to automatically relay not only accident location but also crash severity data. The system intelligently routes this information, based on location and type of emergency, directly to public safety dispatchers in the appropriate jurisdiction. Emergency crews can then respond more quickly and with better preparation for the type of accident and probable injuries.

The time between an injury’s occurrence and the provision of emergency medical care can make the difference between life and death in trauma cases. Emergency medical response can save the majority of critically injured patients, if it can reach them and get them to. appropriate care facilities quickly enough. In rural traffic incidents, obtaining accurate location information can consume precious minutes, reducing the time physicians have to save a victim’s life.…