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ODOT Incident Responder

ODOT Incident ResponderDistracted drivers don’t discriminate. For those who work the roads such as an incident responder, state trooper, tow operator or others, odds are only increasing that a distracted driver will punch their ticket one day. With hundreds of responders struck and either injured or killed while working to save lives on U.S. roads each year, working together is the only way to make a difference.

That’s why the Oregon Traffic Incident Management Program formed. The program is dedicated to improving the on-scene safety of first responders and the traveling public through training, coordination and outreach.

First responders at TIM eventRecently team members gathered at Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue Station 56 for a panel discussion on the challenges they face on the road, how the public can help them go home safe to their families, and why our TIM trainings save lives. Check out the highlight video.

As Oregonians we are all stewards of our transportation system. We all play an important role in keeping each other safe. Some things you can do: