Emergency Vehicle Driving / Edition 1

Emergency Vehicle Driving / Edition 1

by Jeffrey T. Lindsey, Richard Patrick
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131181556

ISBN-13: 9780131181557

Pub. Date: 10/18/2006

Publisher: Pearson

The authors of this text, some of the best known in the industry on this topic, have written this book to provide guidelines, tools, and standards for safe and professional emergency vehicle operations. This valuable information, gathered from years of experience, references the NFPA 1002-98 code and can be put to use throughout the emergency responder’s career.

Overview

The authors of this text, some of the best known in the industry on this topic, have written this book to provide guidelines, tools, and standards for safe and professional emergency vehicle operations. This valuable information, gathered from years of experience, references the NFPA 1002-98 code and can be put to use throughout the emergency responder’s career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131181557
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
10/18/2006
Series:
Pearson Custom EMS and Fire Science Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
852,144
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Emergency Vehicle Operations

Overview Case Review

Leadership and Management

Objectives

Case Study

Management Culture

Leadership

Choosing the Right People

Objectives

Case Study

Attitude v. Aptitude

Motivation

Physical Fitness

Rules, Regulations, and Law

Objectives

Case Study

National Rules and Regulations

International Perspective and Applicable Guidelines

Laws

Policy

Objectives

Case Study

Policy

Procedures

Guidelines

Enforcement

Evaluation

Emergency Vehicles

Objectives

Case Study

Emergency Medical, Fire, Specialty Apparatus

Physical and Dynamic Forces

Operations

Objectives

Case Study

More than Just Driving

Seatbelts

Technology

Preemption Systems

The Black Box

GPS and GIS

Communications

Objectives

Case Study

Mobile and Portable Radios

Hand Signals

Maintenance

Objectives

Case Study

Preventive Maintenance

Vehicle Characteristics

Roadway Operations

Objectives

Case study

Vehicle Placement

Personnel Awareness

Special Operations

Objectives

Off-Road

Objectives

Case Study

Roll-Over

Objectives

Case Study

Personal Vehicle Use

Objectives

Case Study

Inclement Weather

Objectives

Case Study

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

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