NOEL: FirstNet can improve emergency response

Jamey Noel | News and Tribune

With summer in full swing, many are hitting the road to begin their vacations. We’re in the midst of the “100 Deadliest Days,” the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day when deadly car crashes increase, especially when they involve teen drivers.

Thankfully, there’s a new system that will help emergency personnel respond more efficiently to all emergencies, including car accidents and incidents that take place during major events, but also floods and tornadoes. This new system is called FirstNet, a national communications network for everyone involved with public safety.

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