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Flashcards in Chapter 1 The Driver/Operator Deck (14):
1

What is NOT a responsibility of the fire apparatus driver/operator?

Detailed maintenance procedures

2

All driver/operators are required to meet NFPA® ___, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications.

1002

3

What is NOT a basis for promotion to driver/operator?

Age and current position

4

Some states or provinces may exempt emergency vehicles from certain traffic laws or statutes.

True

5

In the United States, what government authority establishes the basic requirements for licensing of drivers?

Department of Transportation

6

In general, to what vehicular statutes, laws, and ordinances is the driver/operator subject?

All statutes, laws, and ordinances that govern any vehicle operator

7

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

8

Special requirements for licensing drivers of trucks and other large vehicles are determined by the federal Department of Transportation.

False

9

Which NFPA® standard requires that driver/operators be subjected to a periodic medical evaluation?

1500

10

What does NFPA® 1582 require as the corrected far visual acuity for a firefighter with contact lenses or spectacles?

20/40

11

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)

11

Driver/Operators are most often promoted from the rank of?

Firefighter

12

Which NFPA® standard gives direction for establishing a driver/operator training program?

1451

12

Which Canadian authority establishes the requirements for licensing of drivers?

Transport Canada