Flashcards in Chapter 1 The Driver/Operator Deck (14)
What is NOT a responsibility of the fire apparatus driver/operator?
Detailed maintenance procedures
All driver/operators are required to meet NFPA® ___, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications.
What is NOT a basis for promotion to driver/operator?
Age and current position
Some states or provinces may exempt emergency vehicles from certain traffic laws or statutes.
In the United States, what government authority establishes the basic requirements for licensing of drivers?
Department of Transportation
In general, to what vehicular statutes, laws, and ordinances is the driver/operator subject?
All statutes, laws, and ordinances that govern any vehicle operator
Which of the following is an activity that a driver/operator is NOT ordinarily expected to perform at a fire scene?
Using a chainsaw for ventilation
Special requirements for licensing drivers of trucks and other large vehicles are determined by the federal Department of Transportation.
Which NFPA® standard requires that driver/operators be subjected to a periodic medical evaluation?
What does NFPA® 1582 require as the corrected far visual acuity for a firefighter with contact lenses or spectacles?
List the NFPA® standards that set qualifications for fire apparatus driver/operators.
NFPA® 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications
NFPA® 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications (for Fire Fighter I)
Driver/Operators are most often promoted from the rank of?
Which NFPA® standard gives direction for establishing a driver/operator training program?