Traffic Incident Management
Various traffic incident management scenes - heavy traffic after accident, traffic planning, police car blocking road, overturned car on bridge, detour, rescue workers.
Office of Operations 21st Century Operations using 21st Century Technologies


Photo of a road leading to a bridge. The road has been blocked by Road Closed warning signs, two trucks, and a police cruiser.

Preparedness or Planspertains to the activities, programs, and systems developed prior to a planned special event, disaster or emergency, which are used to support and enhance prevention, response and recovery. An agency can determine how they need to be prepared by asking the question of what must be done to ensure that the agency is prepared to respond to any natural disaster or emergency that may affect operations.

More specific information about how preparedness is addressed is provided within the three program areas: