Emergency Transportation Operations

List of Abbreviations

AAA American Automobile Association
AACN Advanced Automatic Crash Notification
AASHTO American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials
ACN Automatic Crash Notification
ANSI American National Standards Institute
APCO Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials – International
ARTIMIS Advanced Regional Traffic Interactive Management and Information System
ATA American Trucking Associations
ATAF American Trucking Associations Foundation
ATIS Automated Traveler Information Systems
ATSSA American Traffic Safety Services Association
AVL Automatic Vehicle Location
CAD Computer-Aided Dispatch
Caltrans California Department of Transportation
CapWIN Capital Area Wireless Integrated Network
CCD Charge-Coupled Device
CCTV Closed-Circuit Television
CDOT Colorado Department of Transportation
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CHART Coordinated Highways Action Response Team
CHP California Highway Patrol
CIR Critical Incident Review
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
CVVFA Cumberland Valley Volunteer Fireman's Association
DHS U.S. Department of Homeland Security
DMS Dynamic Message Sign
DOJ Department of Justice
DOT Department of Transportation
DVRPC Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
E911 Emergency 911
EMS Emergency Medical Services
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ERSI Emergency Response Safety Institute
ERU Emergency Response Unit
ESF Emergency Support Function
ETA Emergency Traffic Accommodation
ETO Emergency Transportation Operations
FCC Federal Communications Commission
FDOT Florida Department of Transportation
FFSP Full Function Service Patrol
FHP Florida Highway Patrol
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FITM Freeway Incident Traffic Management
GPS Global Positioning System
HAR Highway Advisory Radio
Hazmat or HM Hazardous Materials
HEROS Highway Emergency Response Operators
IACP International Association of Chiefs of Police
IAFC International Association of Fire Chiefs
IAFF International Association of Fire Fighters
IAP Incident Action Plan
IC Incident Command (function)
ICS Incident Command System
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEN Information Exchange Network Clearinghouse
IFSTA International Fire Service Training Association
IIMS Integrated Incident Management System
IJIS Integrated Justice Information Systems
IM Incident Management
IMTF Incident Management Task Forces
INDOT Indiana Department of Transportation
IR Incident Response
ISEA International Safety Equipment Association
ITE Institute of Transportation Engineers
ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems
ITS/PS Intelligent Transportation Systems and Public Safety
iVEDDS Interagency Video Event Data Distribution System
JOPS Joint Operations Policy Statement
LESS Law Enforcement Stops & Safety Subcommittee
LLIS Lessons Learned Information Sharing
MOU Memoranda or Memorandum of Understanding
mph miles per hour
MUTCD Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices
NASEMSO National Association of State EMS Officials
NCHRP National Cooperative Highway Research Program
NENA National Emergency Number Association
NFPA National Fire Protection Association
NG Next-Generation
NGA National Governors Association
NHI National Highway Institute
NIEM National Information Exchange Model
NIFG National Interoperability Frequency Guide
NIFOG National Interoperability Field Operations Guide
NIMC National Incident Management Coalition
NIMS National Incident Management System
NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NJDOT New Jersey Department of Transportation
NJSP New Jersey State Police
NRT National Response Team
NTIMC National Traffic Incident Management Coalition
NUG National Unified Goal
NVFC National Volunteer Fire Council
NYDOT New York Department of Transportation
OSC On-Scene Coordinator
PDA Personal Digital Assistant
PennDOT Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
PIO Public Information Officer
PM Performance Measures or Performance Measurement
POC Point of Contact
PSAP Public Safety Answering Point
PSP Pennsylvania State Police
QC Quick Clearance
RITA Research and Innovative Technology Administration
SAE Society of Automotive Engineers (International)
SAFETEA-LU Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
SHRP II Strategic Highway Research Plan II
SHSP Strategic Highway Safety Plan
SME Subject Matter Expert
SO Safety Officer
SOC State Operations Center
SOP Standard Operating Procedure
SOSINK Southeast Indiana and Northern Kentucky
SQC Safe, Quick Clearance
SWOT Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats
TDOT Tennessee Department of Transportation
the Handbook TIM Handbook
TIM Traffic Incident Management
TIMA Traffic Incident Management Area
TIME Traffic Incident Management Enhancement
TIM PM FSI TIM Performance Measures Focus States Initiative
TIMSA Traffic Incident Management Self-Assessment
TMC Transportation Management Center
TMT Transportation Management Team
TOC Traffic Operations Center
TRAA Towing and Recovery Association of America
TTC Temporary Traffic Control
TTI Texas Transportation Institute
UASI Urban Area Security Initiative
UC Unified Command
UDOT Utah Department of Transportation
UMTRI University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
U.S. United States
USDOT U.S. Department of Transportation
USFA U.S. Fire Administration
VMS Variable Message Sign
WFC Washington Fire Chiefs
WisDOT Wisconsin Department of Transportation
WSAFC Washington State Association of Fire Chiefs
WSDOT Washington State Department of Transportation
WSP Wisconsin State Patrol or Washington State Patrol

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