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Leveraging DOT Grant Funds for EMS Crash Response Improvement

Learn how EMS Agencies are taking advantage of Department of Transportation (DOT) grant funding opportunities to improve EMS system response to roadside crashes.

NHTSA’s Office of EMS hosts a discussion with Fire Chief Bruce Evans with the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District and Paul Teicher, Transportation Policy Analyst at U.S. DOT to share information and best practices to help EMS agencies nationwide prepare to apply for the upcoming Safe Streets for All grant program.

Panelists include:

  • Gam Wijetunge, Director, NHTSA's Office of EMS

  • Paul Teicher, Senior Policy Analyst, DOT - Office of the Secretary (OST)

  • Bruce Evans, MPA, CFO, NRP, SPO, Fire Chief, Upper Pine River Fire Protection District