chance for survival following a traumatic injury occurs when the injured person
is seen and treated within an hour of the event. In the moments directly following a crash, seconds count. Participants are providing important medical
information that could help emergency responders make split second decisions.
This is how
the program works….
Yellow Dot decal is placed in the lower-left corner on the driver-side rear
window. Make sure the glass surface is
clean so the decal will adhere.
Yellow Dot personal information folder is placed into the glove compartment of
the vehicle. The completed form should include a clear, close-up face shot
picture that can be easily identified as the crash victim.
sure it is on top of other papers, and readily visible to first responders.
there is more than one person who uses the vehicle, or if you routinely carry
children in the vehicle, consider including a separate Yellow Dot folder for
each regular occupant. Keep all Yellow
Dot folders together in the glove compartment to make retrieval in an emergency
form itself includes basic medical and emergency contact information, personal
physician’s contact information, current medical conditions, allergies and
medications, and a history of recent surgeries.
To help protect your identity, don't include information
like credit card or social security numbers.
is a free service provided to all Kentucky citizens, provided through the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety.