Fire Chief Digital: How to prevent injury and death on the road

This issue focuses on improvements in apparatus safety, and the need for a renewed look at the importance of driver training and operator understanding

Fire Chief Digital Edition

Fire apparatus crashes account for 25 percent of firefighter line of duty deaths, second only to medical emergencies. From a training and evaluation perspective, what we don’t see enough of are solid after action reports from these incidents – with real lessons learned to share across our industries.

In this edition of Fire Chief Digital, we explore improvements in apparatus safety, and the need for a renewed look at the importance of driver training and operator understanding.

This issue also covers:

  • A WMD approach to roadway incidents
  • Basic roadway incident management
  • Vehicle design and safety
  • How to avoid becoming another statistic

You can view the issue as a digital magazine or download as a PDF.

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