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2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Driver - drive ______ and ______ at all times.
Responsible for its _______ at all times.

Safely and Prudently
Safe operation


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Officer - responsible for the ______ of all vehicle _______ .
Responsible for the _______ of their apparatus.

Safety of all vehicle Operations

Safe backing


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Favorable conditions - maximum of ______ over the posted speed limit.

15 mph


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Unfavorable conditions - ___________ is the max speed allowed.

posted speed limit


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Travel in oncoming traffic lanes, the max permissible speed is ________.



2.01 Apparatus Ops:

School zones, ______ with lights and siren.



2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Intersections with the right-of-way, drivers will not __________________.

exceed the posted speed limit.


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Using oncoming traffic lanes to approach an intersection, ________________ before proceeding through the intersection. Including green traffic lights.

come to a complete stop first


2.01 Apparatus Ops :

Approaching a negative right-of-way intersection (red light or stop sign), vehicle will come to a _____________and may proceed only when the __________________________________.

complete stop

driver can account for all oncoming traffic in all lanes yielding the right-of-way.


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

On scene / nothing showing, responding units will continue _____, but will not ____________.

Code 3,
exceed the posted speed limit.


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Backing of Fire Department vehicles should be avoided whenever possible. Where backing is unavoidable, spotters must be used. This will apply to all vehicles greater than _____.

1 ton.


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Responsible for its SAFE OPERATION at all times.



2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Responsible for the SAFETY of all vehicle OPERATIONS.



2.01 Apparatus Ops:

When backing an apparatus where only a single spotter is available, the spotter should be located off the ________and will act as the primary spotter.

left rear corner


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

_________ is the most common accident, usually no injuries, only monetary cost.

Squeeze through accident


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Asset - A city vehicle or equipment having an initial value of _________ or _______.

$5,000.00 or more.


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

When possible, angle apparatus at ______ away from curb.

45 degree angle


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Initial Company Officer (or Command) must assess the parking needs of later arriving fire apparatus and ___________the _______and _______of these vehicles.

specifically direct the parking and placement of these vehicles.


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

It may be necessary to park vehicles in or __________; the vehicle should be ___________, _____, etc.

near traffic lanes; the vehicle should be pulled off the road to parking lots, curbs, etc.


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

LFD vehicles shall be operated in a manner that provides for the ______of all persons and property.



2.01 Apparatus Ops:

While en-route, _________shall always have priority over an _____________.

safe arrival
emergency incident.


2.01 Apparatus Ops:
Prompt, safe response will be attained by -
•Leaving the station in a ______manner.
•Do not assume all intersections are equipped with _______equipment. Be sure you have ______________ before proceeding through an intersection.

standard manner.
Opticom equipment.
accounted for all lanes of traffic


2.01 Apparatus Ops:
The shorter distance is usually the ______, but not always. Interstate highways, four lanes and thoroughfares without traffic control devices can sometimes be __________ in distance yet _______in response time and safer to travel.

longer in distance yet
quicker in response time and safer to travel.


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Required of all D/E. - checking oil and other fluids, cleaning vehicle, checking lights, observing tire pressure, and observing warning indicators/lights.

Level 1 maintenance


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Required of FF or D/E. - minor repairs and adjustments, lubrication of apparatus, checking belts, checking hoses and lines and is safe to operate.

Level 2 maintenance


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Preventive maintenance performed, or coordinated by, Chief Engineer on the Depts fleet assets. ($5,000.00, or more).
May be performed by the Chief Engineer or his designee on assets that do not meet the dollar requirement (less than $5,000.00) for an assigned asset number. This includes, small generators, chain saws, and hydraulic equipment.

Level 3 maintenance


2.01 Apparaus Ops:

all predictive and corrective maintenance performed by the FD Fleet Management.

Level 4 maintenance


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

All maintenance performed by an outside vendor.

Level 5 maintenance


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Maintenance performed prior to a failure based on documented usage data.

Predictive Maintenance


2.01 Apparatus Ops:

Scheduled maintenance performed at a regular interval to maintain the vehicle / equip

Preventative Maintenance