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Stay Safe in Dayton by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

Posted July 19, 2020 12:23 PM

We don't want to think about it, but each Dayton resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with NJ rescue workers.

Rescue workers and Dayton police are well aware of this difficulty, even if the rest of us don't stop to think about it. They can all recount stories of searching through glove compartments, pockets, wallets, purses and cell phone directories for a person's name and for contact information for someone who can help them get the person the medical care they need.

This contact information is critical in an accident because Dayton medical workers need to know about allergies and potential drug interactions. Also, in NJ, some medical treatments can't be provided without authorization or consent, and there can be insurance and billing issues if the person's medical care is not properly arranged.

ICE provides a solution for these concerns. ICE stands for In Case of Emergency and is a way for others to quickly identify emergency contacts in your cell phone.

Bob Brotchie, a paramedic from Cambridge, England, developed the idea for ICE in 2005. It soon spread around the globe. The system is simple, affordable and highly functional. Dayton rescue workers can tell you that they can't always find purses and wallets at the scene of an accident. But these days, almost no one in NJ goes anywhere without their phone.

To add ICE to your phone, simply put ICE in front of the names of those people who should be contacted in case you are in an emergency. For example, “ICE-Dad,” or “Ice-Deborah,” or “ICE-Dr. Mitchell.” Dayton rescuers can quickly identify and access this information, saving valuable time. The only thing Dayton drivers have to do after that is to keep their contacts current. Every time you change the batteries in your smoke alarm, it is a good idea to double-check your phone and make sure your ICE cell phone numbers are up-to-date. Of course, we'd rather avoid an accident in the first place. It's good advice to keep up with preventive maintenance (we can help you with that at EG Automotive Center in Dayton) and practice good car care and driving habits. Those can go a long way to keeping you safe on the road. Planning for the unthinkable helps your rescuers find the information they need quickly. Let's put the world on ICE.

 EG Automotive Center
2276 Rte 130
Dayton, NJ 08810
732-329-6300
http://www.egautocenter.com

 

 



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