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fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters that have been modified for medical care; used to evacuate and transport patients with life-threatening injuries to treatment facilities
areas of the road that are blocked from the driver's sight by their own vehicle or mirrors
cushion of safety
keeping a safe distance between your vehicle and other vehicles to any side of you
to remove or neutralize radiation, chemical, or other hazardous material from clothing, equipment, vehicles, and personnel
a specialized vehicle used to transport EMS equipment and personnel to the scenes of medical emergencies
a condition in which the tires of a vehicle may be lifted off the road surface as water "piles up" under them, making the vehicle feel as though it is floating
a person who assists a driver in backing up an ambulance in order to compensate for blind spots at the back of the vehicle
Star of Life
the six-pointed star that identifies vehicles that meet federal specifications as licensed or certified ambulances
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