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driving policy for manual ops

420

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probationary firefighters driving

encouraged to drive all for training non emergency until modules are done. may drive medic unit on calls

3

if engineers must be reassigned for coverage, it must be authorized by

shift commander

4

whose responsibility to safely deliver apparatus and personnel to appropriate destination

driver

5

any member driving city vehicle under emergency shall

complete advanced driver training

6

three issues if driver unfamiliar

personnel going off duty brief
drill asap
reassign via dmt

7

regarding drivers......remember

if you feel they aint fit to drive....they aint fit to drive

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important things to check right away

fuel, tank, brakes, start

9

how often check specialty apparatus

weekly

10

only exception on seat belts

back of ambulance

11

when code 3 on freeway

gridlock near scene
emergency lane on freeway

12

exceeding speed limits

10mph over
65 max

13

what turn off in the rain

telma brake retarders

14

can you pass other responding units

yes with radio contact

15

times to stop while responding

directed
red light
stop sign
unguarded rr crossing
unaccounted lanes
bus with sign out

16

when can you oppose on freeway

specific request of dps/tpd and assured traffic stopped

17

headlights on or off at scene

off to improve visibility of other drivers

18

when don protective vests

prior to responding. captain can use discretion in special circumstances

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most common dangerous activity we do

driving

20

% firefighter fatalities are from driving

25

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% killed in on duty accidents were not wearing seat belt

80

22

three s in driving

slow down
stop
seatbelts

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probationary firefighters can drive fire apparataus on emergency calls

successful completion all modules of probationary packet.

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probationary firefighters can drive what type vehicles

medic truck, cars, utility trucks

25

when can you drive fire apparatus on emergency calls

completion probationary period at discretion of captain

26

when is texting while driving ok

never ever ever

27

when is it OK to talk while driving

single operator if related or response or work. multiple forms of communications may be necessary to achieve operational goals.

28

prior to leaving station captain responsible for 5 things

driver qualified/fit
driver aware destination
apparatus checked out/operating
door open
crew seated/belted

29

when notify responding shorthanded and who tells bc

full alarm or greater response. dispatch notifies bc

30

lights at night

headlights off, scene lights on

31

how far last cone/flare from scene

150ft upstream

32

how far last cone/flare on freeway

up to 300 ft

33

3 things to report to dispatch if accident

vehicle involved
injuries/damage
assistance needed

34

in accident what policy regarding moving vehicle

shall not be moved until police completed investigation unless it constitutes immediate hazard

35

how deep water is concerning to ford

higher than axle centerline

36

pierce saber air intake is where

at or below frame level

37

5 concerns with water fording

water intake to air filter resulting in hydro statically stall engine causing severe damage.
fan blade hitting water resulting in blade/radiator damage
wet brake linings
loss telma due to electrical wet
water contamination other parts

38

areas for water entry 5

air filter
transmission vent
fire pump transmission vent
differential vent
wheel seals

39

areas for water entry ambulances 4

engine air filter
transmission vent
differential vent
wheel seals

40

procedure if water contamination suspected or been driven through high water

contact fire maint 3209

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if water contamination found what will maint do and how long

wheel bearings and gearboxes flushed and air filter changed. about 4 hours