The average time to answer a 112 call is 5 seconds.
112 calls can be answered not only in Czech, but also in English, German, Polish, Russian and French with the help of a translating software.
According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 70% of Czechs know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.
The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in the Czech Republic.
The national emergency numbers are:
- 150 – fire brigade,
- 155 – rescue/ambulance,
- 156 – metropolitan police,
- 158 – police.
The emergency services are available to users with disabilities through relay services.