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Number of IM reports drops by 50%

Wednesday 18 March 2020
Number of IM reports drops by 50% On Monday and Tuesday 16 and 17 March the number of incident reports on IM roads was 50% lower than two weeks before. In total, 471 reports were handled, compared with 919 on 2 and 3 March. The government measures taken to tackle the coronavirus have led to a sharp fall in the traffic volume and, as a consequence, in the number of accidents and breakdowns. The number of reports of accidents fell by almost 70%. The number of breakdown removals on 16 and 17 March was more than 40% down on the figure two weeks earlier.
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Troika working hard

Tuesday, 11 February 2020
Ron Otte, directeur van Smits In the fourth quarter of 2019, IM recovery operators managed to record a significant improvement in response times when dealing with incidents on the Dutch primary road network. Three recovery operators took the leading role in this: Smits Kraan- en Sleepbedrijf in Haarlem, Takel-, Berging- en Transportbedrijf A. Barendregt in Rhoon and Eerste Arnhemse Wegen- en Sleepdienst Van Amerongen in Arnhem. The trio was led by Smits, which recorded response times of under ten minutes in three of the busiest operations areas in the country. This was achieved in the busiest quarter ever for IM recovery operators.
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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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