Emergency Commercial Vehicle Response Functional Area


Responds to commercial vehicle and freight equipment related emergencies. Includes incidents involving hazardous materials as well as the detection of non-permitted transport of security sensitive hazmat.

Included In

California Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
Caltrans Hazardous Waste Management

Functional Requirements

1The center shall receive emergency notification information from commercial vehicles, commercial vehicle check stations, or commercial fleet operators and present the possible incident information to the emergency system operator. This may include detection of non-permitted transport of security sensitive hazmat, hazardous cargo spills, etc.
2The center shall receive details of the cargo being carried by commercial vehicles from their commercial fleet manager for incidents involving potential hazardous materials.
3The center shall forward the verified emergency information to the responding agency based on the location and nature of the emergency.
4The center shall provide the capability to request Fleet and Freight Management to disable a specific vehicle in their fleet.