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December 4, 2017

2018 Ram 5500 Chassis Cab Ambulance

Dave Sowers, head of commercial vehicle marketing for Ram, takes Automotive Fleet on a walk-around tour of a Ram 5500 Chassis Cab that has been upfit for service with the Los Angeles Fire Department. He also discusses the many vehicle options designed to meet the ever-changing needs of fleets, how total cost of ownership is still a crucial factor in fleet decision making, and what fleet managers can expect in 2018. Read our full coverage at the L.A. Auto Show.

August 22, 2016

Move Over for Emergency Vehicles

A fire truck driver for Greenville, S.C., offers motorists advice on how to respond when encountering an emergency vehicle running its siren and flashing its lights. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

August 19, 2016

Safety Tip: Yielding to First Responders

Here are some tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that you can pass along to fleet drivers as a friendly reminder.

January 5, 2016

Ford Pairs Drone Delivery System With F-150

Ford has developed a drone delivery system that could be deployed from the rear of an F-150 truck that could be used for emergency response or commercial uses in agriculture, forestry, construction, bridge inspection or other surveying work.

September 28, 2015

Video Tip: Yielding to Emergency Vehicles

Here's some advice about yielding to ambulances, fire trucks and police cars. You may want to pass this along to fleet drivers as a friendly reminder.

September 27, 2015

Stopping for Emergency Vehicles

This video, produced by the Ohio Bar Association, offers tips on yielding to emergency vehicles. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

September 27, 2015

Ambulance Crash Tests Highlight Risks

These ambulance crash tests by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) demonstrate the potential dangers to patients and emergency medical service workers in the event of a collision. The footage is followed by an artist's rendition of an ambulance built in accordance with a new safety design standard for ambulance patient compartments. Source: NIOSH, NIST. For the full story, click here.


September 16, 2015

Pull Over and Stop

A Loveland (Colo.) police officer offers advice on yielding to emergency response vehicles. You may want to pass this along to fleet drivers as a friendly reminder. For the full safety tip, click here.

August 10, 2015

Telematics to the Rescue

There are times and situations when an ordinary day may turn into an extraordinary one, and having a telematics system can be the difference.

July 27, 2015

Peru Rolls Out $15.9M Ambulance Fleet

An ambulance fleet of 149 vehicles was presented by Peruvian President Ollanta Humala.

July 10, 2015

Spartan Motors Delivers 21 Fire Trucks to Brazil

Spartan Motors presented 21 new custom pumpers to the state of São Paulo in Brazil during a ceremony attended by Gov. Geraldo Alckmin and other officials, according to the company.

June 3, 2015

Ford Donates Transit Vans to Red Cross Fleet

Ford Motor Company Fund has donated five Ford Transit vans to the American Red Cross to add to the company's fleet of more than 3,000 vans that support disaster relief.

February 23, 2015

New Zealand Launches First Bilingual Emergency Service Vehicles

Tūranganui-a-Kiwa (Gisborne) will be home to New Zealand’s first bilingual emergency service vehicles that will use the Māori and English languages.

October 27, 2014

Nissan Ambulances Head to Liberia for Ebola Fight

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is donating vehicles to be used as ambulances in Liberia to help ongoing efforts to fight the Ebola virus.

July 22, 2014

UK Government Adds 300 Plug-in EVs

The United Kingdom's national government plans to buy 300 plug-in electric cars and vans for its police forces, ambulances, councils and the NHS.

April 23, 2014

Dubai Gets 'Smart' Ambulance Fleet

A fleet of "smart" ambulances that allow EMTs to monitor the condition of patients on the way to the hospital are rolling out in Dubai, reports The National.

March 18, 2014

South African Emergency Services Fleet Gets New Ambulances

South Africa's Ekurhuleni Emergency Services unit is receiving 12 new ambulances and a disaster bus to improve response times in the city, reports

December 6, 2013

Telematics Case Study: Timely Transport of Patients

With an innovative and thoughtful approach to medical transport, ProTransport-1 provides vehicles that place the patient's needs above all else while still focusing on time and cost efficiency.

July 31, 2013

Taking a Long-Term Approach to Designing an Emergency Response Vehicle

The American Red Cross collaborated with volunteers, students, and a range of industry experts to design a new vehicle for its Disaster Response fleet.


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