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Summary NexTTyme LLC is a veteran-owned, registered HUB, EQUOTE, E-PROCUREMENT Vendor of NCDOT seeking procurement opportunities at Universities to bring in a much needed item for students with registered vehicles.
Our Product “AlertUs” The "AlertUs" roadside safety flag will enable oncoming motorists to easily see the students DISABLED or PARKED vehicles during evening hours up to 1500 meters (1 mile) to avoid accidents due to low visibility. According to NHTSA, from 1990 – 2012 over 450 fatalities occur annually on the roadside due to accidents with disabled or parked vehicles. It will also assist law enforcement officers, recovery specialists and emergency responders in locating the student’s vehicles on and off campus. The average wait time for a TOW is TWO hours!
Product Definition "AlertUs" has a 4X12 inch REFLECTIVE strip sewn into the fabric to enable oncoming travelers to easily see your disabled or parked vehicle up to 1500 meters (1 mile) away at night to avoid accidents. It consists of 3M Scotchlite Reflective Material - 8910 Silver Fabric is composed of wide angle, exposed retroreflective lenses bonded to a durable cloth backing (65% polyester 35% cotton). The reflective fabric is the same fabric used on the uniforms of the Fire, Police, Emergency Responders and DOT workers. Physical Performance: 3M – 8910 silver fabric is certified to meet ANSI/ISEA 107-1999 level 2 retroreflective performance and EN 471 Class 2. Care and Maintenance: · Machine Wash · Only non-chlorine bleach when needed · Tumble dry low · Medium iron · Dry-clean, normal cycle
Purpose The “AlertUs” flags can be given to new students during orientation week as part of their welcome packet and purchased by existing students (with registered vehicles) in the University Student Activity Center or designated location defined by University administrators. This is a great opportunity for Universities to enhance their ongoing student safety initiatives, while keeping students safe ON and OFF campus! In 2010, about 2,700 teens in the United States aged 16–19 were killed and almost 282,000 were treated and released from emergency departments for injuries suffered in motor-vehicle crashes. http://www.cdc.gov/Motorvehiclesafety/teen_drivers/teendrivers_factsheet.html
Teens, Young Adults - Facts Teens are more likely than older drivers to underestimate dangerous situations or not be able to recognize hazardous situations. Teens are more likely than older drivers to speed and allow shorter headways (the distance from the front of one vehicle to the front of the next). The presence of male teenage passengers increases the likelihood of this risky driving behavior. Among male drivers between 15 and 20 years of age who were involved in fatal crashes in 2010, 39% were speeding at the time of the crash9 and 25% had been drinking http://www.cdc.gov/Motorvehiclesafety/teen_drivers/teendrivers_factsheet.html
NC University PartnershipEstablish partnerships: University Public Safety Procurement University Safety Campaigns Student Activity Center New Student Orientation Coordinator Leverage E-Quote, E- Procurement for easy online ordering
What role does NCDOT play in this? Chapter 4 page #54 of the North Carolina Driver’s Handbook states; “If a vehicle breakdown forces you to stop, move far off the road. Tie a white cloth on the radio aerial or left-door handle and raise the hood. If the breakdown occurs at night, engage the vehicle’s emergency flashers or parking lights. If you are a driver who spots a vehicle breakdown, immediately contact the N.C. State Highway Patrol or local law enforcement;” http://www.ncdot.gov/download/dmv/handbooks_NCDL_English.pdf There are 25 states with the exact or similar statement in their DOT Driver’s Manual Per National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, from 1990 – 2012 over 450 fatalities PER YEAR occur due to roadside accidents caused by DISABLED or PARKED vehicles due to low visibility! Your tail-lights reflect only up to 500 meters Your flashers reflect up to 800 meters and has a dependency on the vehicle’s battery life.
“AlertUs” Advantages NO ASSEMBLY REQUIRED NO BATTERIES REQUIRED NO ELECTRICAL HOOKUP GREAT FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS GREAT FOR VEHICLE RENTALS GREAT FOR AUTO INSURANCE GREAT FOR BUSINESS FLEET GREAT FOR FALCUTY & STAFF SUPERIOR TO WARNING TRIANGLES POSITIONED HIGH ABOVE THE VEHICLE MORE SAFE THAN FLARES PRACTICAL & AFFORDABLE
National & State Affiliations NCDOT – Registered Vendor SCDOT – Registered Vendor ADTSEA – American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association member FBO.gov – FedBizOpps (Vendor) NaVOBA – National Veteran-Owned Business Association SAM – System for Award Management (Federal database for government contracts) DUNS – 012286912 NAICS 314999, 423860, 423120 PSC code 4240
How can I help keep students safe? Contact your local University’s Procurement Director and encourage them to review the “AlertUs” Contact the University’s Public Safety Office and encourage the police chief to take a look at our product “AlertUs” and maybe include NexTTyme LLC as a presenter at their Safety Campaign events. Contact the University’s New Student Orientation Coordinator to encourage them to add the “AlertUs” as an item with other “swag” items included in student packets. Contact your Alumni committee for anniversaries and other planned events at the University Assume that your child attends a particular University and you want to be re-assured that they have your child’s safety at the top of their lists!
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