A major social networking company has agreed to mirror UCLA’s Web site during emergencies. If all goes according to plan, this pilot program will prevent the university’s site from crashing due to an overload of traffic that often occurs when disasters strikes.
With environmental benefits, low operating costs and flexibility of use, neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) could offer a viable alternative in your fleet. Yet there is much to consider before taking the leap to fully battery-powered vehicles.
Planning ahead for a potential disaster is just one of the many responsibilities facing UC Davis’ Emergency Manager Valerie Lucus, as she emerges from behind the scenes to explain what it means to be in such a position.