Emergency Radio/Cellular

Alabama

Emergency phone number is 911 or *HP (*47).

Citizen band radio channel 9 may be monitored in some areas for emergency calls.


Alaska

The emergency phone number is either 911 or *273.


Arizona

The emergency phone number is 911.

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls in some counties.


Arkansas

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls in some counties.

Emergency phone number is 911.


California

The emergency telephone number is *911.

The citizen band radio channel 9 is also monitored for emergency calls.

Interference with emergency communications over a citizens band radio frequency is a crime.


Colorado

The citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls in some areas.

Emergency number is 911 or *CSP (*277).


Connecticut

Citizen band radio channel 9 is not normally monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell phone number is 911.


Delaware

The emergency phone number is 911 or #77.

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls.


District of Columbia

Emergency cell number is 727-6161. Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls.


Florida

Emergency cell *FHP or *347.


Georgia

The emergency phone number is 911 or *GSP (*477).


Hawaii

Emergency cell phone number is 911 or *273.

Citizen band radio channel (9) is not monitored for emergency calls.


Idaho

Emergency phone number is 911 or * 477 from a cellular phone. Traveler Services number is 511. Use for information pertaining to weather related road conditions, traffic incidents and delays, emergency road closures, highway roadwork projects, and general tourism information.


Illinois

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is *999 or 911.


Indiana

Emergency phone number is 911.

Citizen band radio channel 9 is randomly monitored for emergency calls.


Iowa

Citizen band radio channel 9 is also monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is 1-800-525-5555, 911 or *55.


Kansas

Emergency number is 911 and the cell number *47 or *KTA on turnpike.

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls.


Kentucky

Citizen band radio is not monitored for emergency calls. Cell phone number is 911 or (800) 222-5555.


Louisiana

Emergency cell number is 911.

Citizen band radio channel 9 is not monitored for emergency calls.


Maine

Emergency phone number is 911.


Maryland

Citizen band radios are not monitored. Emergency cell phone number is 911. Non-emergency number is #77 or #SP.


Massachusetts

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is *77 or *SP. Emergency phone number is 911.


Michigan

In some areas citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls. Emergency number is 911.


Minnesota

Dial 911 for emergency service.


Mississippi

Channel 19 is monitored intermittently. Cell number is *47.


Missouri

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls. Cell emergency number is *55.


Montana

Citizen band radio channel 9 is randomly monitored by the public for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is 911 or (800) 525-5555.


Nebraska

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell phone number is *55.


Nevada

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is *NHP or (*647), *DUI.


New Hampshire

*77 for non-emergencies; 911 for emergencies.


New Jersey

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls.


New Mexico

Citizen band radio channel 9 may be monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is 911.


New York

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is 911.


North Carolina

Emergency Radio/Cellular

Citizen band radio channel 9 is not monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is *HP.


North Dakota

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored in most areas for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is *2121.


Ohio

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored in many areas for emergency calls. Emergency number is *DUI on a cellular phone.


Oklahoma

Citizen band radio channel 9 is not monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is *55.


Oregon

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is 911.


Pennsylvania

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls by state police patrolling the turnpike system. Emergency phone number is *911.


Rhode Island

Citizen band radio channel 9 is not monitored for emergency calls. Emergency number is 911 or 800-499-3784.


South Carolina

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls in some areas.


South Dakota

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is 911.


Tennessee

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is *THP (847).


Texas

Citizen band radio is not monitored for emergency calls. Emergency number is 800-525-5555 and 911.


Utah

Citizen band radio is monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is 911. Non-emergency cell number is *11.


Vermont

Emergency number is 911 or *DWI for unsafe driving.  Road Information: 1-800-ICY ROADS.


Virginia

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls. Some areas have 911 cellular capabilities. Other cell emergency number is #77.


Washington

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is 911.


West Virginia

Citizen band radio channel 9 is not monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell number is *SP.


Wisconsin

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls. Cell phone number is 911.


Wyoming

Citizen band radio channels 9 and 19 are monitored for emergency calls. Emergency cell numbers are #HELP (#4357) and 911.


Puerto Rico

The emergency phone number is 911.


Alberta

Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls.

Emergency number is 911.


British Columbia

Citizen band radio channel 9 is not monitored for emergencies.


Manitoba

Citizen band radio channel 9 is not monitored for emergency calls. Cell number is 911.


New Brunswick

Citizen band radio channel 9 is not monitored for emergency calls.


Newfoundland and Labrador

Police do not monitor citizen band radio for emergency calls.


Northwest Territories

Citizen band radio channel 9 is the most commonly used channel on the Highway System and is monitored for emergency calls.


Nova Scotia

Citizen band radio channel 9 is not monitored for emergency calls.


Nunavut

Dial 1-800-693-1666 for emergencies. Citizen band radio channel 9 is monitored for emergency calls.


Ontario

Emergency number is 911. Direct line to provincial police is *677.


Prince Edward Island

The emergency number is 911.


Quebec

Citizen band radio channel 9 is not monitored for emergency calls. The emergency cellular number is *4141.


Saskatchewan

Emergency number is 911.


Yukon

Citizen band radio channel 9 may be monitored for emergency calls. Emergency number is 911 in Whitehorse only.