Question: Why is aggressive ambulance driving an issue?

What is being tailgated by another vehicle while responding to an emergency call?

When being tailgated by another vehicle while responding to an emergency call, you should: slow down and allow the driver to pass you.

When driving an ambulance on a multilane highway in emergency mode should you answer Group choices?

When driving an ambulance on a multilane highway in emergency mode, you should: remain in the extreme left-hand lane. Your unit and a fire department vehicle are responding to the scene of a patient in cardiac arrest.

When on an emergency call before proceeding past a stopped school bus with its lights flashing you should stop before reaching the bus and wait for the driver to?

You must stop your vehicle at least 20 feet before reaching a school bus that is stopped with its red lights flashing whether it is on your side of the road, the opposite side of the road, or at an intersection you are approaching.

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When should I use an ambulance siren?

To protect the safety of officers, emergency crews and everyone on the road, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) uses the acronym SIREN: Stay Alert – Pay attention, keep the noise level low in your car and look for more than 1 emergency vehicle approaching when you hear a siren.

When you are being tailgated you should?

If you are being tailgated, it is best to allow more room to open up in front of your vehicle. This will help you avoid the need for sudden stops, which could result in the tailgater rear-ending you, and will make it easier for the tailgater to pass.

When functioning at the scene of a motor vehicle crash in which a patient will require?

When functioning at the scene of a motor vehicle crash in which a patient will require complex extrication, you should enter the vehicle and provide care to the patient: D. after receiving approval from the incident commander.

When driving in emergency mode you should?

When driving on an emergency, the ambulance should be in the far left lane of traffic in the direction you are traveling. An exception to this guideline is one-way streets and avenues.

Which of the following actions should you take when an emergency vehicle with the siren sounding and lights flashing is approaching you?

You must yield the right-of-way to police, fire, ambulance, or any other emergency vehicles using a siren or air horn, and a red or blue flashing light. Pull over to the right edge of the road, or as near to the right as possible, when you see or hear an emergency vehicle approaching from any direction.

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When an emergency vehicle approaches and you are in the middle of an intersection you should?

At the approach of an emergency vehicle…

Move your vehicle to the right, if at all possible. Then, come to a complete stop, and wait. Remember, “Move to the right for sirens and lights.” Stay put at an intersection stop sign or traffic light, if you cannot pull to the right.

When a school bus stops has stopped and is operating the alternating flashing red lights?

When a school bus is stopped with its red lights flashing and its stop arm extended, you must stop your vehicle at least 20 feet from the bus. Oncoming traffic and motorists approaching the bus from behind may not move until the stop arm is retracted and the red lights are no longer flashing.

When a school bus is stopped ahead on your side of the road with its red lights flashing you must?

When a stopped school bus is using its flashing red lights, approaching drivers must stop and remain stopped until the lights stop flashing. If the school bus is on the opposite side of a divided highway, drivers do not need to stop.