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Edwin Kiewik leaves SOS

Friday 6 November 2020
Edwin Kiewik leaves SOS Edwin Kiewik bade farewell to his work with SOS International on Friday 30 October. A driver from the Amsterdamse Bergings Combinatie dragged him from behind his desk, put him in his car and winched him, in the vehicle, on to a recovery truck's flatbed, before carrying him off to a new existence. Kiewik was one of the founding fathers of incident management in the Netherlands and, over the past few years, played a central role in the substantive management of Stichting IMN's National Central Reporting Point (LCM).
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Record-breaking workloads in third quarter

Thursday 5 November 2020
Record-breaking workloads in third quarter IM recovery operators carried out 29,183 recoveries in the third quarter of 2020. This was a rise of 45% compared with the second quarter, and was just 4% below the record established in the last quarter of 2019. The response times recorded were almost on a par with the record established in the previous quarter. The average response time for all completed recoveries was 11:48 minutes. Taking into account the delay for traffic jams, the figure approaches 10:28 minutes, 14 seconds slower than in the second quarter.
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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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