Physical Object: Emergency Vehicle OBE

EV On-Board En Route Support

Overview

'EV On-Board En Route Support' provides communications functions to responding emergency vehicles that reduce response times and improve safety of responding public safety personnel and the general public. It supports traffic signal preemption via short range communication directly with signal control equipment and sends alert messages to surrounding vehicles.

This functional object is included in the "Emergency Vehicle OBE" physical object.

This functional object is included in the following service packages:

This functional object is mapped to the following Functional View PSpecs:

Requirements

# Requirement
01 The emergency vehicle, including roadway service patrols, shall track its current location.
02 The emergency vehicle, including roadway service patrols, shall send the vehicle's location and operational data to the center for emergency management and dispatch.
03 The emergency vehicle, including roadway service patrols, shall receive incident details and a suggested route when dispatched to a scene.
04 The emergency vehicle shall send the current en route status (including estimated time of arrival) and requests for emergency dispatch updates.
05 The emergency vehicle shall send requests to traffic signal control equipment at the roadside to preempt the signal.
06 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.
07 The emergency vehicle shall send patient status information to the care facility along with a request for further information.
08 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.
09 The emergency vehicle shall send the vehicle’s location, speed and direction to other vehicles in the area.
10 The emergency vehicle shall send the stolen vehicle's location and operational data to the center for dispatch.
11 The emergency vehicle shall receive the crash data from connected vehicles involved in a crash.
12 The emergency vehicle shall receive the HAZMAT information from commercial vehicles involved in a crash.

Information Flows

Source Flow Destination
Basic Emergency Vehicle host emergency vehicle status Emergency Vehicle OBE
Care Facility care facility status Emergency Vehicle OBE
Care Facility medical records Emergency Vehicle OBE
Commercial Vehicle OBE hazmat notification Emergency Vehicle OBE
Connected Vehicle Roadside Equipment intersection geometry Emergency Vehicle OBE
Connected Vehicle Roadside Equipment intersection status Emergency Vehicle OBE
Connected Vehicle Roadside Equipment signal priority status Emergency Vehicle OBE
Emergency Management Center emergency dispatch requests Emergency Vehicle OBE
Emergency Management Center occupant information Emergency Vehicle OBE
Emergency Management Center road weather advisories for emergency response Emergency Vehicle OBE
Emergency Management Center suggested route Emergency Vehicle OBE
Emergency Personnel emergency personnel input Emergency Vehicle OBE
Emergency Vehicle OBE care facility status request Care Facility
Emergency Vehicle OBE medical records request Care Facility
Emergency Vehicle OBE patient status Care Facility
Emergency Vehicle OBE local signal preemption request Connected Vehicle Roadside Equipment
Emergency Vehicle OBE vehicle location and motion Connected Vehicle Roadside Equipment
Emergency Vehicle OBE emergency dispatch response Emergency Management Center
Emergency Vehicle OBE emergency vehicle tracking data Emergency Management Center
Emergency Vehicle OBE emergency personnel information presentation Emergency Personnel
Emergency Vehicle OBE local signal preemption request ITS Roadway Equipment
Emergency Vehicle OBE special vehicle alert Vehicle OBE
Location and Time Data Source location and time Emergency Vehicle OBE
Transportation Information Center intersection status Emergency Vehicle OBE
Vehicle OBE vehicle collision information Emergency Vehicle OBE

Standards

Currently, there are no standards associated with the functional object itself though the interfaces may have standards associated with them.