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Electric vehicles tamed

11 May 2021 (update 11 June 2021)
Electric vehicles tamed From 1 June 2021 there is scheme aimed at dealing responsibly with the aftermath of accidents with electric vehicles ("e-vehicles") on the primary road network. In the event of collisions causing substantial damage, the batteries fitted in electric vehicles may ignite spontaneously. These fires produce a lot of toxic fumes and, more to the point, are difficult to extinguish. In order to manage the risks associated with recovering vehicles of this type a method that is geared to guaranteeing safe recovery has been developed.
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Proud in the province of Friesland

Friday, 7 May 2021 (update 4 August 2021)
Proud in the province of Friesland In the first quarter of 2021, IM recovery operators again performed beyond the call of duty. 25,690 vehicle recoveries were carried out in total. In spite of the curfew and other restrictions on movement, this represented an increase of 9% on the previous quarter and 2% on the first quarter of 2020. The average response time for all these callouts was 11:18 minutes. This was eleven seconds slower than the record set in the previous quarter. When delays caused by traffic jams are taken into account, the national average for response times was precisely ten minutes.
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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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