Why you can see the word 'ambulance' in the car mirror even though you are not looking at the ambulance that is behind the car?

The word "Ambulance" is printed backwards on the front of the ambulance so you can read it in the mirror the right way around

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What type of maps do ambulance drivers use?

i don't know about other parts of the country but in Arkansas we have a advanced 911 system that the dispatcher can tell them where the place or road is within 100yards

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How many feet should you stay behind a emergency vehicle?

The general rule is 500ft.To give you an idea of that large of a measurement:Two football fields placed end to end would measure 600ft.

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What do ambulance drivers do?

They Are Paramedics or Emergency Medical Technicians. They go To Emergency Calls or pick up some people from Convalescent homes and transport them to Hospitals and back home

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What is the purpose of the chain on the bottom of an ambulance?

It acts as a ground wire constatly touching the ground so the thousands of dollars worht of machines and computers dont blow up.

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Where does the word ambulance come from?

In 1904 when the people started to rebel because of stamp prices in China, many people turned to killing people that worked in the post office. On September 22, The US postal office hred Amber Lance. Her job was to travel to the sites of the killings in a Large vehicle packed with medical supplie...

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What color are ambulance lights?

It depends on the Country. For example UK they are Blue, Spain they are Orange, In the US normally Red and White. Though Spain are are going to be changing the colour to match most of Europe, blue.

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What should you do if you are being overtaken by an emergency vehicle fire truck police car or ambulance flashing its emergency lights?

If your country normally drives on the right side of the road then you should pull over to the right as far as your safely can and come to a complete stop If your country normally drives on the left hand side of the road (England, Japan, Australia etc.) then you pull over as far as you safely can...

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What should you do if you are being overtaken by an emergency vehicle fire truck police car ambulance flashing its emergency lights?

Overtaken? Hence the vehicle is approaching rapidly from behind. You are to slow down and move to the right side of the road in the U.S. as long as it is safe to do so. If there is a shoulder, you are required to pull on to the shoulder and stop your vehicle as long as it is safe to do so) until ...

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What does BLS ambulance mean?

BLS stands for Basic Life Support

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When approaching a stopped emergency vehicle with activated lights on a multiple lane roadway you must?

Slow down, check side/rear/blind spot to see if the lane beside you is clear, put on your turn signal, merge to the lane away from the stopped emergency vehicle. However, be prepared to come to a full stop if needed or directed by emergency personnel. Do not gawk-- keep your eyes on the road. Loo...

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You have turned right into a turnig and as ive gone to turn a paramedic has hit me while he has overtaken traffic from behind?

If you car is damaged, make a report to the police. They will probably already know about the accident from the driver of the paramedic unit. If you don't have any damage, give the guy a break. Driving an ambulance is not an easy job!

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How does one yield right of way to an Ambulance on an expressway?

As an EMT, I work on the ambulance a lot and I've seen many ways people try to get out of the way of an ambulance. On ANY road, when an emergency vehicle is coming, SLOW DOWN, or STOP and pull to the RIGHT. That is the correct way to yield right of way to an ambulance. This will help ambulance cr...

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How old do you need to be to drive in Sweden?

You can drive together with a Tudor at the age of sixteen, though you have to be eighteen to get your license

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How many people get killed in crashes die before the ambulance arrives?

alotif a person is killed in a crash they are dead usually before anyone arrivesthoise that are not killed in the crash but die after someone else has arrived on the scene, die because of the crash not in the crashas an emt and firefighter, we actually save more than we loose

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Is there more chance of being in a car crash in a ambulance then a car?

No, you have a far higher chance of being in a car crash involving normal vehicles.

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How much do ambulance drivers get paid?

They are called EMT's. Emergency Medical Technician.

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What vehicle does not have to yield to an ambulance?

The "King of the Road" is a school bus with the red flashers on! Even running lights and sirens, emergency responders will stop and shut down the siren for children crossing the road.

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Why does an ambulance siren's pitch change as it races toward you and then away from you?

Because of the Doppler Effect. See the link below. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doppeler_effect

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How much does an ambulance driver earn?

The average annual income for an ambulance driver in the United States is $26,000. In Chicago, Illinois, the average annual income for an ambulance driver is $31,000.

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What do a ambulance driver have to do during the war?

they helpped lives of the people who were hurt

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Do you have to pay for someones ambulance if you hit their car even if the ambulance was unnecessary?

It's depends on situation. Most of the time Ambulance was in hurry to get the patient in the hospital.I think it's good to pay.

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What department do you call when calling for an ambulance?

The department you call is the Paramedic's.

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How long does it take to be an ambulance driver?

It depends on the hiring agency/company. For a private ambulance company you would need a minimum of a state EMT licence, which could take a few months or less to earn by passing an exam, plus a good driving record, and passing a physical exam.

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What does type 1 ambulance means?

Type one ambulance means an ambulance... which is type one.

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Why are fire trucks and paramedic trucks diesel?

It's much more efficient (higher BTU rating in diesel than in unleaded gasoline), and it's much less flammable.

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Why does the pizza man get to your house faster than an ambulance?

because the pizza man actually cares bout the people.Edit: About the tip the people will give them.They usually don't, but it depends where the location of both of either the pizza delivery person and the paramedics are. Consider doing a 12 hour ride-along with your local EMT/Paramedics to see ho...

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Who invented ambulances?

Baron Larrey, Napoleon's personal doctor

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How does an ambulance arrive on time?

They drive very quickly and use there sirens so other cars will pull over for them to pass.

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Where does the word ambulance originate from?

its from the french words hospital ambulant which means mobile hospital (most likely horse drawn) and ambulant is from the latin word ambulant which means to walk.

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Why the stretcher in the ambulance is always on the left side?

Because most people are right handedMY ANSWER:In addition to the previous answer, I wanted to add that a reason for this is that the bench seats on ambulances are on the passenger side, and it's easier to work on a patient a little ahead of you versus right up to your feet as they would be when c...

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Can you drive an ambulance?

you put your foot on the gas petal slightly more than you would when your driving a car or truck then you put your lights on and go to the area you need.

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