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Vehicle Safety

One simple trick we can take from our fire service friends to stabilize a vehicle
Help keep you, your crew and your patient safe at motor vehicle collision scenes
An ambulance security New Year’s resolution
Electric vehicles tore through guardrails and hardly slowed after hitting concrete barriers
The time has come for electric vehicles in EMS
Approximately 45% of the state’s MVA’s had a confirmed or suspected distracted driver
13,400 people were killed in DUI crashes in 2021, costing $280 billion in medical expenses, lost wages and loss of quality of life
Approximately $25,000 has been budgeted to give vehicle training to first responders
Ventilators and monitors will be safely secured inside the 19 MEDIC EMS ambulances
The NBC docuseries follows units in Los Angeles County, highlighting the positivity of the profession but also a problematic safety issue
Orlando will begin testing two driverless buses that will run daily on traditional bus routes
We can apply the 5 Es of CRR to distracted driving to better protect our first responders operating on roadways
Both vehicles were responding to a report of a drowning; the victim was treated by EMS at the scene and was reported as stable
Tuesday’s theme aims to foster a culture of safety, collaboration and preparedness within the EMS industry and in local communities
EMS1 tours Horton ambulances equipped with a new restraint system