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Ref: FOI/21097

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 10th August 2021.

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

We are asking the Civil Emergency Services, do you have EV’s of your own?

Reply

Yes

Request

Are they fitted with a “AVAS” or “EANM” devices?

Reply

Yes – standard from manufacture

Request

Are you in the process of fitting a “AVAS” or “EANM” devices, to ALL your EV’s

Reply

Not applicable

Request

Have you taken ALL EV’s, which do NOT have an a “AVAS” or “EANM” devices, OFF the road until they are accordingly fitted too?

Reply

Not applicable

Request

How many EV’s, do you have too?

Reply

2 x EV and 6 x hybrid

Request

Also are you and have you record Road Traffic Accidents involving EV’s, if they were fitted with or NOT fitted with a FULLY Working and FULLY Operational a “AVAS” or “EANM” devices, YES or NO?

Reply

Brigade electric vehicles that are involved in RTC can be identified by registration documents if they have been fitted with a AVAS” or “EANM” devices

Request

Along with from NOW ON, will you record Road Traffic Accidents involving EV’s, if they were fitted with or NOT fitted with a FULLY Working and FULLY Operational a “AVAS” or “EANM” devices, YES or NO?

Reply

WMFS electric vehicles involved in RTC can be identified by registration documents we hold for the vehicle(s) if they were fitted with or not fitted with a fully working and fully operational a “AVAS” or “EANM” devices.

If you have any queries about this freedom of information request, please contact us.  Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

For service complaints, issues or comments regarding this request please contact The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW

Further information concerning Freedom of Information requests can be found on the Information Commissioner website at either the following link: https://ico.org.uk/ or at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF.

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