Goals

  • Minimize major disruption of freeway traffic flow at incident locations
  • Focus on the factors that cause disruption in the flow of traffic and remove those factors
  • Relieve congestion and maintain the consistent flow of traffic at incident locations
  • Reduce response time to traffic-related incidents

Duties

  • Patrol the Atlanta-area freeways 24/7
  • Initiate measures to reduce traffic congestion and delays
  • Provide support to law enforcement, first-response and other emergency agencies
  • Assist in clearing stalled vehicles from the travel lanes
  • Help stranded motorists with minor mechanical problems including:
    • Change flat tires
    • Jump start weak batteries
    • Provide fuel, coolant, etc.
    • Provide road and travel information
    • Provide transportation to safer areas
    • Provide courtesy use of a telephone