transportation emergency


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transportation emergency

[‚tranz·pər′tā·shən i‚mər·jən·sē]
(engineering)
A situation which is created by a shortage of normal transportation capability and of a magnitude sufficient to frustrate movement requirements, and which requires extraordinary action by the designated authority to ensure continued movement.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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VDOT's Transportation Emergency Operations Center, located in Richmond, is the nerve center of emergency support for Virginia's rail, aviation, port authority, motor vehicles, state police, coast guard, and other transportation-related agencies.
The Government of Canada was considering legislation that would prevent anyone wishing to produce, import, or market chemicals in Canada from doing so without being part of a transportation emergency response network.
Chicago's Chapter developed a Transportation Emergency Plan in case of nuclear attack that stressed calm and reason, and separating fact from fiction.
CHEMTREC (Chemical Transportation Emergency Center) is a private operation voluntarily established by the Chemical Manufacturers Association as a national resource to provide information on chemicals involved in transportation emergencies.
The emergency response program is implemented through a robust Transportation Emergency Management team comprising OET staff and the Emergency Coordinators from the Operating Administr ations at headquarters, and in concert with Regional Emergency Transportation Coordinators in the Federal regions.
CCPA established the Transportation Emergency Assistance Plan (or TEAP, as it is more commonly known) in 1971.
The emergency response program is implemented through a robust Transportation Emergency Management team comprising OET staff and the Emergency Coordinators from th e Operating Administrations at headquarters, and in concert with Regional Emergency Transportation Coordinators in the Federal regions.
CHEMTREC (Chemical Transportation Emergency Center) is a private operation voluntarily established by the Chemical Manufacturers Association in 1971 as a national resource to provide information on chemicals involved in transportation emergencies.
Another CCPA program related to Responsible Care is the Transportation Emergency Assistance Plan (TEAP).
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