Yet, 80+% of departments still use paper logs.
By Scott Bergeron, PSTrax President
Paper doesn’t cut it in this complex, high-security environment.
by Frank Myers
Originally published in MultiBriefs
Hands-free devices were introduced to help make mobile communications quicker, easier, and safer. But is there a place for these devices when driving emergency vehicles?
According to consumer.healthday.com, hands-free does not mean risk-free. Devices such as speech-based technologies in cars can overload drivers, taking their attention from the road and making an accident more likely, experts say.
I recently had a discussion with a colleague about the different colors fire trucks are these days. One focus was whether some form of the yellow color spectrum is safer than the traditional fire engine red.
Even though many statistics show that it is, he brought up a good point: With the lighting options and configurations now available, we can light up the trucks like a Christmas tree!