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The new chairman of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board wants governments and businesses to change the way they look at highway safety.
The U.S. government wants detailed information on how Tesla's Autopilot system detects and responds to emergency vehicles parked on highways.
For EMS, this can mean responding to more frequent and more severe crashes as well as facing more dangerous situations while working on the scene of these incidents.
Dr. Candice McDonald and Robin Goldinger are joined by Jack Sullivan, the director of training of the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association's Emergency Responder Safety Institute, and Ohio State Troopers Lt. Jeff Greene and PIO/Sgt. Ray Santiago.
Three firefighters and two EMTs were hospitalized in Colorado after they were struck by a car while operating at the scene of an accident, according to a report.