FDOT District 5 Regional ITS Architecture (Final)

Element Expanded Functional Requirements: CFX Road Ranger Service Patrol Vehicles


Functional Area: On-board EV En Route Support
  1. The emergency vehicle, including roadway service patrols, shall track its current location.
  2. The emergency vehicle, including roadway service patrols, shall send the vehicle's location and operational data to the center for emergency management and dispatch.
  3. The emergency vehicle, including roadway service patrols, shall receive incident details and a suggested route when dispatched to a scene.
  4. The emergency vehicle shall send the current en route status (including estimated time of arrival) and requests for emergency dispatch updates.
  5. The emergency vehicle shall send requests to traffic signal control equipment at the roadside to preempt the signal.
  6. The 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.
  7. The emergency vehicle shall send patient status information to the care facility along with a request for further information.
  8. The 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.
  9. The emergency vehicle shall send the vehicle’s location, speed and direction to other vehicles in the area.
Functional Area: On-board EV Incident Management Communication
  1. The emergency vehicle shall receive dispatch instructions sufficient to enable emergency personnel in the field to implement an effective incident response. It includes local traffic, road, and weather conditions, hazardous material information, and the current status of resources that have been allocated to an incident.
  2. The emergency vehicle shall provide an interface to the center for emergency personnel to transmit information about the incident site such as the extent of injuries, identification of vehicles and people involved, hazardous material, etc.
  3. The emergency vehicle shall provide an interface to the center for emergency personnel to transmit information about the current incident response status such as the identification of the resources on site, site management strategies in effect, and current clearance status.
  4. The emergency vehicle shall provide traffic incident information to approaching vehicles using short range communications..