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[B313.1 Law Enforcement Response to Traffic Collisions]

AFD will not cancel law enforcement response anytime:

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  1. Someone is injured
  2. A vehicle involved needs a tow
  3. One of the drivers cannot produce a valid DL or Insurance
  4. Suspected criminal activity
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[B313.1 Law Enforcement Response to Traffic Collisions]

City of Austin Ordinance dictates that only these 2 people can have a wrecker dispatched to the scene:

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  1. Peace Officer
  2. Person involved in the accident
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[B313.1 Law Enforcement Response to Traffic Collisions]

If the vehicles cannot be removed from the roadway, and there are no safety concerns, AFD will:

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Remain on scene awaiting law enforcement, but return to service available for calls

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[B313.1 Law Enforcement Response to Traffic Collisions]

When can the officer request a wrecker to the scene through dispatch?

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After being on scene for 15 minutes and dispatch confirms that law enforcement has not been assigned to the call

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[B313.1 Law Enforcement Response to Traffic Collisions]

What (4) pieces of info about the vehicle should be provided to dispatch for the tow?

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  1. Make
  2. Model
  3. Color
  4. License plate number
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[B313.1 Law Enforcement Response to Traffic Collisions]

What is the preferred way to update dispatch with the info of the vehicle in need of a tow?

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Adding a comment in the call notes on the MDC

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