Monthly HELP (Highway Emergency Local Patrol) Assists: Beginning 2010

data.ny.gov | Last Updated 16 Apr 2020

The HELP (Highway Emergency Local Patrol) file provides the number of motorists assisted by month, by region, in vehicles traveling on over 1,450 miles of limited access interstate roadways, parkways, and expressways on Long Island, in New York City, the Lower Hudson Valley, Buffalo, Syracuse, Rochester, and the Albany Capital District.

Tags: help, assist, highway, road, vehicle

This dataset has the following 10 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
YearyearnumberData year
MonthmonthtextData month
Albany Capital Districtalbany_capital_districtnumberNumber of HELP assists in the Albany Capital Region
SyracusesyracusenumberNumber of HELP assists in the Syracuse Region (beginning December 2017)
RochesterrochesternumberNumber of HELP assists in the Rochester Region
BuffalobuffalonumberNumber of HELP assists in the Buffalo Region
Lower Hudson Valleylower_hudson_valleynumberNumber of HELP assists in the Lower Hudson Valley Region
Long Islandlong_islandnumberNumber of HELP assists in the Long Island Region
New York Citynew_york_citynumberNumber of HELP assists in the New York City Region
Total Assiststotal_assistsnumberTotal number of HELP assists for the Month