First responder and EV crash investigation safety

New research to augment and update existing first responder safety protocol recommendations including toxicity of Li-ion fires will be pursued. This will include expanding internal capabilities with charging and discharging equipment purchases as well as personal protective equipment to safely supports more electric vehicle (EV) crash investigations.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • USDOT Research Hub DisplayID 157319


  • English


  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $500000
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

  • Managing Organizations:

    Department of Transportation

    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Project Managers:

    Tatem, Whitney

  • Start Date: 20210915
  • Expected Completion Date: 20220930
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: Vehicle Safety Research
  • Subprogram: AltFuels

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01862393
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 25 2022 10:24AM