Share

The emergency SMS number 112 should be advertised on TV by the government.

The emergency SMS number 112 is a very useful alternative emergency services number to 999. It is a number that also works across Europe and most countries worldwide. In training sessions for Basic Life Support it is clear that most people have never hear of its key properties.

The properties of the emergency number 112 needs to be advertised by the UK government in a television information campaign on BBC. The advantages of 112 are that it is a GPS service. People who are trying to contact emergency services do not need to know where they are as the 112 service can pin point their location. Also, people can register their phone number to text an emergency message to 112. This is crucial in areas where a phone signal is not possible. The text will get through.

Sign this petition This petition is still open for signatures. If you want to sign it you need to go to the official government e-petition website. Then come back here to debate it with other contributors to Repetition.me!
0

Do you support or oppose this petition?


comments powered by Disqus

Signatories

12

Currently ranked 877 out of 1,795 open petitions, and 22,729 out of 99,438 petitions ever created.

Status

Open

Created By

Malcolm Edward Sweetlove

Created On

Tuesday 17 April 2018

Closing Date

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Tagged With