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 Ambulance vehicle standards updated for 2016

Ambulance Standards Updated

February 11, 2016

An update on revised ambulance vehicle standards, with comparison chart highlighting major differences between KKK, NFPA and CAAS GVS standards.

Louisiana EMT Killed in Ambulance Maintenance Accident

February 11, 2016

An ambulance fell off a mechanical lift killing one EMT and injuring another.

EMS 10 Dan Fellows

Solar Fleet

February 10, 2016

Dan Fellows powers ambulances with clean energy. 

EMS 10 Bryan Burry

Biohazard Defense

February 10, 2016

Bryan Burry brings a revolutionary, advanced disinfection method to North American healthcare. 

Concerns Raised Over Older San Francisco Ambulances

February 8, 2016

San Francisco’s fire chief is questioned about readiness and reliability of ambulances.

CDO Squared Joins American Ambulance Association

February 3, 2016

Solidifies commitment to a profitable ambulance industry. 

Patient Killed Jumping Out of Moving New York Ambulance

February 2, 2016

Patient being transferred from a hospital bailed out of ambulance and was struck by a car.

Blizzard Doesn’t Stop Medic with Kidney Transplant

January 26, 2016

Medic faced whiteout conditions during trip to Stony Brook University Hospital.

Central EMS

Central EMS to Provide Emergency 9-1-1 Ambulance Service to Forsyth County

January 25, 2016

Central Emergency Medical Services, LLC will assume emergency medical services in Forsyth County. 

Video: Maryland Medics Injured in Crash

January 19, 2016

Pole almost impales driver after car sideswiped a Prince George’s County ambulance.

One Dead in New York Ambulance Crash

January 13, 2016

A fatal crash between Rural/Metro ambulance and tractor trailer is one of several accidents in Evans.

Virginia Private Ambulance Crashes during Transport

January 6, 2016

Ambulance crashes in front of Fairfax Hospital.

Illinois Ambulance Crash Lawsuit Dismissed

December 31, 2015

Geneva ambulance rear-ended a vehicle while responding to a call.

Detroit Fire Department is strengthening EMS response

Detroit's Efforts to Improve EMS Response Includes Dual-Role Fire/EMS

December 23, 2015

Detroit Fire Department is repositioning to better and more quickly respond to medical calls.

Michelin Holiday Campaign Celebrates America’s Emergency Responders

December 17, 2015

#KeepThanksMoving campaign invites people to share their thanks and nominate a driver via social media.

Mass casualty emergency transport bus

San Francisco Adds Mass Casualty Transport Buses to Medical Fleet

December 15, 2015

'AmbuBus' to provide mass casualty emergency care and transport during potential disasters.

Video: 12 Injured in Georgia Ambulance, Bus Crash

December 8, 2015

10 people transported to local hospitals after crash in DeKalb County.

Video: Pennsylvania Ambulance Stolen During Call

December 2, 2015

York man stole a White Rose ambulance from the scene of an EMS run.

Philadelphia Firefighters Injured in Crash

November 30, 2015

Five Philadelphia firefighters are injured when their ladder truck crashes

Paramedics with Austrian Red Cross own the largest EMS toy collection in the world.

Inside the World's Largest Collection of Toy Ambulances

November 20, 2015

The world record holders for largest toy ambulance collection serve with Austria's largest EMS provider.

Two Detroit EMTs, a patient they were transporting and two other people were hurt in ambulance crash.

Detroit EMTs Injured in Crash

November 18, 2015

Two Detroit EMTs, a patient they were transporting and two other people were hurt in ambulance crash.

Supervisor Jeff Shultz of Gold Coast Ambulance brings medication to a tuberculosis patient.

American Medical Response Ventura Receives Community Impact Award from American Ambulance Association

November 13, 2015

AMR received the AMBY for the development and implementation of a program to treat high-risk tuberculosis patients in Ventura County, California. 

Colorado Medic Killed in Ambulance Crash

November 9, 2015

Springfield medic was well known in the community and EMS.

LAFD Tests Fast Response ALS Units

November 3, 2015

Pilot program will test two fire/ALS rigs in busy city areas during peak weekday hours.

EMS Motorcycles, Cot Lifts and Historic Ambulances at Interschutz 2015

June 19, 2015

Total six-day attendance was around 157,000 visitors.

Bariatric and Military-Style Ambulances on Display at Interschutz 2015

June 16, 2015

A look at two specialized ambulances on display at the world’s largest fire, rescue and EMS exposition held in Hanover, Germany.

Unique and Specialized Ambulances on Display at Interschutz 2015

June 15, 2015

Specially configured ambulances for transporting patients with infectious diseases are showcased.

European MCI Vehicles on Display at Interschutz 2015 - Part 2

June 13, 2015

A look at some unique new vehicles to support MCI response that were on display at Interschutz 2015 in Hanover, Germany.

European MCI Vehicles on Display at Interschutz 2015 - Part 1

June 12, 2015

Platform-on-demand systems allow for quick deployment of specialized equipment.

European MCI Response

June 11, 2015

Communications vehicle and triage technology on display at Interschutz 2015 in Hanover, Germany.

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