Thursday, November 17, 2016

Throwback Thursday addresses Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week

Last December, we shared a chilling account of a traffic accident in Montana and the dangers emergency responders face while they assist at the scene of an accident or roadside emergency. This video could be hard to watch but the message is important.

November 14-18th is Incident Response Awareness Week. Every year, hundreds of emergency responders, including EMTs, firefighters, police officers, transportation and towing service providers
, are struck or killed on the job in secondary crashes. These crashes result in increased risk, traffic congestion and impact on communities nationwide. 

A majority of these secondary crashes could be avoided if distracted driving were

They have our back, do we have theirs? Watch out for responders at traffic incidents: Lives depend on it.

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