Get up to speed on all the features in your ambulance and how they can benefit you.
Control Your Maneuvers
The traction control system typically uses the wheel speed sensors from the ABS system to measure a change in rotational speed between the drive wheels. (Illustration Courtesy General Motors/Photo Courtesy JP Molnar)
ABS Prevents Lock Up and Preserves Stability
Disc brakes in the modern ABS prevent wheel lock up and preserve steering ability under extreme braking. (Photo Courtesy Chrysler.com)
The left front wheel, highlighted in red, indicates that braking force is being applied to accelerate the yaw rate and cause the vehicle to rotate away from the direction of the skid, thereby straightening the car out. (Photo Courtesy Volvo)
Hazard avoidance maneuvers are better managed with use of stability control. (Photo Courtesy JP Molnar)
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