Author
Donny Jackson
Benefit Summary HTML

Previously when a stranded motorist called 511, Georgia DOT (GDOT) relied on the motorist’s sense of direction to locate them. However, often drivers do not know what they are near or even what direction they are traveling in. Additionally, motorists may be disabled in areas where there is limited camera surveillance, preventing 511 Operators from visually verifying their location.  

In 2020, GDOT conducted a 3-month pilot program with 15 licenses for a cloud-based emergency call-taking app that allows traffic operations and emergency centers to quickly locate and continuously communicate with motorists with the use of its cell phone geo locate, chat, and video features. *Note that GDOT declined the use of the live video feature for this tool and had the vendor restrict that capability.

Hyperlink Exit Door
No
Publication Sort Date
Publisher
IWCE
Result Type
Title
Georgia turns to Carbyne to enhance location information for statewide transportation system
Project Category
External URL Disclaimer

(Our website has many links to other organizations. While we offer these electronic linkages for your convenience in accessing transportation-related information, please be aware that when you exit our website, the privacy and accessibility policies stated on our website may not be the same as that on other websites.)