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  1. Car Accident Statistics. Available at .
  2. US DOT, Federal Highway Administration. Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, 2003, 2007 Revisions. Available at .gov/ .
  3. National Safety Commission. Move Over America . .
  4. Federal Highway Administration. Traffic Incident Management Program, Quick Clearance. .
  5. 2008 Florida Statutes. Title XXIII, Chapter 316. Available at
  6. North Carolina General Statutes. Chapter 20-157. Available at .
  7. Wisconsin Statues. Section 346.072. Available at .
  8. 2007 Minnesota Statutes. Chapter 169.18. Available at .
  9. South Carolina Code of Laws (2007). Title 56, Section 56-5-1538. Available at
  10. Tennessee Public Acts, 2006, Chapter 653, 55-8-132. Available at .
  11. Connecticut Statutes. Chapter 248, Section 14-224. Available at .
  12. Justia US Laws 46.2-888 and 46.2-1212.1. Available at and .
  13. Arizona State Legislature, Forty-Eighth Legislature, Second Regular Session. Available at
  14. Transportation Research Board. NCHRP Synthesis 318, Safe and Quick Clearance of Traffic Incidents, A Synthesis of Highway Practice, 2003. Available at .
  15. I-95 Corridor Coalition. Removal / Move Laws (Driver and Authority). Available at .
  16. Utah Department of Transportation. Rapid Clearance of Disabled Vehicles and Non-Hazardous Spilled Freight Loads (Policy UDOT 06C-36), 2007.
  17. Georgia General Assembly, HB 231. Available at .
  18. Florida , Maryland, and Tennessee Open Roads Policies. Available at .
  19. Metro Atlanta TIM Task Force. Metro Atlanta Traffic Incident Management Strategic Vision Brochure. Available at .
  20. Washington State Patrol and Washington State Department of Transportation. A Joint Operations Policy Statement. Available at
  21. US DOT, Federal Highway Administration. Simplified Guide to the Incident Command System for Transportation Professionals, FHWA-HOP-06-004, EDL Number 14234. Available at .
  22. US DOT, Federal Highway Administration. Work Visibility, Final Rule. 23CFR Part 634. Available at .
  23. Gerald L. Ullman and Don Lewis. Texas DOT Vehicle Fleet Warning Light Policy Research, TRB Transportation Research E-Circular E-C013 Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A & M University and Texas Department of Transportation. .
  24. Florida Department of Transportation and University of South Florida . Maintenance of Traffic Concept during a Traffic Incident, MOT Training for Incident Responders in Florida, Module 5.
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  26. Minnesota Department of Transportation. Guidelines for Changeable Message Sign (CMS) Use. .
  27. National Work Zone Safety Clearing House. Available at .
  28. National Towing and Recovery Association of America . Driver Certification Program. Available at .
  29. Minnesota Department of Transportation, Minnesota State Fire Marshal and Minnesota State Police. Highway Incident Management and emergency Traffic Control Equipment Guidelines. .
  30. North Carolina Emergency Response Reference Card provided by North Carolina Department of Transportation, State Maintenance Engineer.
  31. USDOT, “Traffic Incident Management Handbook” (2000) .
  32. USDOT. National Strategy to Reduce Congestion on America ’s Transportation Network, May, 2006. Available at .
  33. Georgia Hero Program. , .
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  35. Temporary Traffic Control Committee of the Uniform Manual on Traffic Control Devices. Technical Committee Recommendations, June 29, 2006 . Available at h ttp:// .
  36. Kentucky Transportation Center, University of Kentucky. Guidelines for Emergency Traffic Control. Available at: .
  37. Washington State Department of Transportation. Work Zone Safety Resources. .
  38. City of Scottsdale , Arizona . Traffic Signal Control System. .
  39. Press Release, “Mayor Bill White, Police Chief Harold Hurtt Announce Pilot Phase of Mobility Response Team, July 5, 2007 .” Available at .
  40. National Traffic Incident Management Coalition. About. .
  41. Washington Traffic Incident Management Coalition. .
  42. Wisconsin Department of Transportation. .
  43. The Coalition Connection. .
  44. Maryland Department of Transportation, Office of CHART and ITS Development. Incident Management.
  45. SunGuide. Severe Incident Response Vehicle. .
  46. Houston ITS Priority Corridor.
  47. North Central Texas Council of Governments. Freeway Incident Management Training. .
  48. Towing and Recovery Association of America . .
  49. AASHTO, National TIM Coalition. .
  50. US DOT, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Operations. Traffic Incident Management Self-Assessment. .

Other Suggested Readings

  1. FEMA. “Draft Revised NIMS Document” (2007).
  2. Colorado Department of Transportation. Guidelines for Developing Traffic Incident Management Plans for Work Zones, (September 2003).
  3. Incident Management Successful Practices: A Cross-Cutting Study, April 2000, FHWA-JPO-99-018, FTA-TRI-11-99-09, EDL #11484.
  4. Review of Current Traffic Incident Management Practices, AP-R297/07, Austroads (2007).
  5. Incident Management Coordination Team. Traffic Incident Management Recommended Operational Guidelines, March (2002).
  6. USDOT, “Intelligent Transportation Systems for Traffic Incident Management” (2007).