In Albuquerque, New Mexico, an ambulance provider increased its efficiency by 10 to 15 percent using AVL/CAD to improve route guidance.
Albuquerque Ambulance (New Mexico) uses a map-based computer-aided dispatch system which allows the dispatch to send ambulances the exact location of an emergency and guidance on how to get there. The company's efficiency has increased by 10 to 15 percent.
Author: Taylor, Steven T.
Published By: ITS World
Source Date: January 1997
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Intelligent Transportation Systems > Traffic Incident Management > Mobilization & Response > Response Routing
Intelligent Transportation Systems > Traffic Incident Management > Mobilization & Response > Automatic Vehicle Location / Computer-Aided Dispatch
Intelligent Transportation Systems > Emergency Management > Response & Recovery > Response Management
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automated vehicle location, computer aided dispatch, automatic vehicle locator, AVL, CAD, AVL/CAD