January 24, 2013 - Industry News
The two engines are Pierce Arrow XT models, and they replace a model from 1989 and 1991. The City moved the older models to the reserve fire apparatus fleet.
Tags: emergency vehicles, Fire Equipment, Pierce Manufacturing, South Carolina, City of Charleston
March 19, 2012 - Industry News
AUBURN HILLS, MI - Chrysler said the new Durango Special Service will be built at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit.
Tags: emergency vehicles, Police vehicles, Chrysler, Dodge Durango, Dodge Durango Special Service
August 22, 2011 - Industry News
EL PASO, TX - El Paso County Enhanced 911 Emergency Communications District is deploying In Motion Technology's onBoard Mobile Gateway communications platform in 530 of the County's vehicles.
Tags: emergency vehicles, vehicle to vehicle communication, El Paso County
January 10, 2011 - Industry News
FRANKFORT, KY - Ohio County, Ky., recently changed its police car policy, purchasing all the sheriff's patrol vehicles from the deputies who owned them. The County will now pay all fleet costs.
Tags: emergency vehicles, Police vehicles, Fleet Budget
CHATTANOOGA, TN - About three-fourths of City of Chattanooga police officers chose to park their vehicles at the police station rather than drive them home in response to new take-home fees that were implemented at the beginning of 2011.
Tags: emergency vehicles, municipal fleets, Police vehicles, Take-home vehicles
October 28, 2010 - Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Navistar Defense, LLC on Oct. 25 launched both the International MaxxPro ambulance kit and the MaxxPro Tractor variant at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition.
Tags: emergency vehicles, U.S. Army
October 27, 2010 - Industry News
WASHINGTON - The National Transportation Safety Board is offering a three-day course, "Transportation Disaster Response - A Course for Emergency Responders," at the NTSB Training Center in Ashburn, Va., (near Washington, D.C.) on Nov. 16-18.
Tags: emergency vehicles, NTSB
October 11, 2010 - Industry News
AUBURN HILLS, MI - The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) kicked off the first in a series of electric vehicle safety training sessions that will take place this fall in cities across the country, in a joint effort with Chevrolet and OnStar.
Tags: driver safety, emergency vehicles, electric vehicle
September 2, 2010 - Industry News
SAN ANTONIO - A San Antonio woman whose SUV was hit by a police vehicle rushing to a call was told that that the City would not pay for damages to her vehicle. The City cited a law that gives cities immunity if one of their employees crashes into someone while responding to an emergency.
Tags: liability, repair, emergency vehicles, Police vehicles, collision
CHICAGO - The National Fire Protection Association announced collaboration with Chevrolet and OnStar, stemming from an electric vehicle safety training initiative NFPA is developing to support the growing number of electric vehicles in the United States.
Tags: emergency vehicles, Training, electric vehicle
July 15, 2010 - Industry News
MANCHESTER, NH - After asking Manchester, N.H., city department heads to whittle down the number of employees taking home city vehicles, Mayor Ted Gatsas slashed the number by more than half, down to 19.
Tags: emergency vehicles, Take-home vehicles
November 24, 2009 - Industry News
LAFAYETTE, IN - Buying five new ambulances for the county's fleet allowed an additional truck to go into service, making six ambulances available for response at all times.
Tags: emergency vehicles
October 21, 2009 - Industry News
AIKEN, SC - Aiken County Emergency Services will add three ambulances to its fleet in the coming weeks, bringing the total emergency response vehicles to 14.
Tags: emergency vehicles, ambulances
LOVELAND, CO - Warren Miller, a senior mechanic and 18-year employee for the City of Loveland Department of Public Works -Vehicle Maintenance Division, recently won the 2009 Emergency Vehicle Technician of the Year (EVT) award.
Tags: best practices, emergency vehicles
September 24, 2009 - Industry News
CHICKASHA, OK - The City of Chickasha will add a third ambulance to its fleet, which city officials believe will improve the fire department's ability to save lives as well as city funds.
Tags: emergency vehicles, municipal fleets, ambulances
July 27, 2009 - Industry News
NEW YORK CITY - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has apologized for violating his own "no engine idling" policy.
Tags: SUV, emergency vehicles, New York City, idling policies
October 29, 2008 - Industry News
MILWAUKEE - General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee has placed a $5.6 million order with Oshkosh Airport Products for snow removal and emergency response equipment.
Tags: emergency vehicles, snow removal
October 8, 2008 - Industry News
GASTON COUNTY, TEXAS – Gaston County residents can be assured that emergency vehicles will have fuel during the current gas shortage situation.
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