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Busy at the top

Thursday 14 May 2020
Busy at the top In the first quarter of 2020 IM recovery operators achieved their best ever response times. Across the whole country, 25,164 recoveries were carried out with an average response time of 11:53 minutes. That was almost half a minute faster than the previous record, which was set in the second quarter of 2019. If the figure is corrected for delays resulting from traffic congestion, the average response time is 10:27 minutes. A difference in speed of thirty seconds might seem negligible, but for recovery operations as a whole it represents a gain of almost 190 hours.
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Rijkswaterstaat takes the lead

Friday, 1 May 2020
Rijkswaterstaat takes the lead Since 16 March, the vast majority of the recoveries on IM roads have been carried out on the instructions of Rijkswaterstaat. The introduction of restrictions on mobility throughout the country in the third week of March led to a drop in the number of accidents on primary roads of almost 65%, from an average of 600 to just over 200 per week. Recoveries in the aftermath of accidents are carried out on the instructions of insurance companies.
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Recovery companies on trunk road network in 2019 - 2022

Stichting Incident Management Nederland is responsible for the recovery of passenger vehicles on the Dutch main trunk road network. For that purpose, Stichting Incident Management Nederland collaborates closely with 58 qualified recovery companies. Below is a list of our contract partners for the contract period 1 April 2019 through to 31 March 2022.
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As quick as possible unhindered passage following an incident

The objective of Incident Management is to ensure that as quickly as possible following an incident, the trunk roads are once again clear for unhindered passage of traffic. The Stichting Incident Management Nederland (Incident Management Netherlands Foundation) was established to support road managers in their efforts in the field of incident management.
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