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Winter 2012

A Partner on the Road


Serving America’s highways with Safety Service Patrols—funded by taxpayers and private sponsors

By Andrew Graham

Across the country, Safety Service Patrols (SSP) travel the highways managing traffic incident scenes, assisting stranded motorists, and improving highway safety. For the past thirty years they have proven to be highly efficient, cost-effective incident management programs. But tight budgets and governmental downsizing have affected many SSP programs… Read More

Promotion, Publicity and Public Understanding

A look at how Safety Service Patrols reach the public through media networks… Read More

Headlights On… Gary Millsaps

Previously Georgia DOT’s Incident Management Manager for the Department of Traffic Operations and currently an Incident Management Specialist for Delcan Corporation, Gary Millsaps tells Safe Highway Matters about his experiences in traffic incident management, the importance of good TIM principles and his before and after thoughts on SSP sponsorship… Read More

News & Notes

A look at developments from Safety Service Patrols from state to state… Learn More

Driver Question of the Quarter

Whether they call you the HERO patrol, the HELP patrol, Hoosier Helpers, the Freeway Service Patrol, the Courtesy Patrol, or any one of the many others, how effective do you think the name of your patrol is and in what ways? If you could rename your patrol, what would you name it?… Read Responses

Editor’s Note

Happy New Year! The beginning of 2012 marks two years since Safe Highway Matters published its first issue… Read More

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