Revised October 2016 with current title
Reaffirmed October 2009, October 2008 titled "Automatic Crash Notification and Intelligent Transportation Systems"
Originally approved February 2002
As an adjunct to this policy statement, ACEP has prepared a policy resource and education paper (PREP) titled "Advanced Automatic Crash Notification and Intelligent Transportation Systems: Implications for the Emergency Physician"
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) supports the development, implementation, monitoring and updating of programs, policies, legislation, and regulations that promote the use of advanced automatic crash notification (AACN) and intelligent transportation systems (ITS) technologies to maximize patient outcome. ACEP encourages its members to provide a leadership role in defining public policy, developing guidelines and securing adequate funding for enhancement and implementation of AACN/ITS systems, as well as performing and evaluating outcomes research to improve the care of patients.