Research and analysis
eCall: UK cost benefit analysis
Reports on the expected costs and benefits of introducing eCall within the UK.
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This report is intended to provide an evidence base to inform Department for Transport of the expected costs and benefits of introducing eCall within the UK.
eCall is an in-vehicle safety device which manually or automatically generates a phone call in the event of an accident. It establishes a voice link to a public safety answering point (PSAP) and transmits data that specifies the vehicle details and location. This potentially reduces the emergency services’ response time, which should improve injury outcomes for casualties.