15th Annual Product Parade: Vehicles

15th Annual Product Parade: Vehicles

Article Feb 29, 2004

Aerodynamic Engineering

The distinctive design of the all-new 2004 Mirage Light presents aerodynamic engineering in an elegant package that is uniquely and unmistakably Demers Ambulances. The vehicle is equipped with a raised roof exclusively made of light composite material that lowers the center of gravity and improves road handling. The Mirage Light offers up to 1,900 lbs. of payload capacity and the largest emergency light surface available on the market. For more information, call 800/363-7591, or visit www.demersambulances.com.

Wheelchair & Passenger Vans

National Van has built its reputation as a leading full-service manufacturer of wheelchair vans, passenger vans and specialty vehicles by providing the highest quality product and service at the lowest possible price. All National products are custom-designed to customers' specifications, including seat locations, lift locations, raised roofs, raised doors and interior layouts. National Van is a member of the Ford motor pool and a Certified Active Participant in the Ford Truck Quality Program. Call 800/527-7477, or visit www.nationalvans.com.

"Ultramedic" Ambulance

Road Rescue introduces the "Ultramedic" ambulance on a Chevrolet C4500 chassis. In keeping with our reputation as an industry leader and innovator, we have built several ambulances on this new GM chassis. Equipped with a 300HP engine and a great interior design, it is the first real advancement in getting a heavier GVWR, yet retaining creature comforts in the cab. We will display this vehicle at the FDIC show in the spring; plan to stop and visit. For more information, call 843/676-2900, or visit www.roadrescue.com.

Type III CitiMedic

Wheeled Coach introduces the all-new narrow dual rear wheel, Type III CitiMedic, providing a 2,100-lb. payload, increased maneuverability and an interior designed to optimize patient care. CitiMedic features a printed circuit board with LED self-diagnostics, corner cap lights, patented P.A.F. air purification and AVW grille assembly. Call 800/932-7077, or visit www.wheeledcoach.com.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health and Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council today recognized first responders for their commitment and dedication to delivering quality medical-care in the field during emergency situations.
Dr. Vincent Duron from the Columbia University Medical Center in New York received a $100,000 research grant to enhance standard pediatric trauma care.
The award-winning video features a series of stunning training courses driven by groundbreaking video demonstrations of the most commonly encountered fire ground evolutions.

A  7.1-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday leveled buildings, homes, and government centers across the city. At one partially flattened school, the hunt for dozens of missing children captivated the nation.

At least nine people have died, structural damage is extensive, and flooding coupled with 155mph winds has left the entire island without power.
The Volunteer First Responder Housing Act aims to recruit and retain volunteers in the community by providing discounts on house prices to eligible citizens.
An elite emergency response team comprised of paramedics, firefighters, search dogs and ER physicians are on standby waiting to deploy while nonprofits are raising money to help in relief efforts.
Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan said that Congress would add to the Disaster Relief Fund to assist in recovery efforts in Florida's hurricane-ravaged land.
The recruits have undergone six weeks of intensive training in the classroom and will be eligible to work in the Hall Ambulance Service upon passing the NREMT exam.
Deccan International, a leading provider of custom-built software tools for Fire and EMS, was recently awarded a publicly solicited contract made available through NPPGov/FireRescue GPO, a national public cooperative purchasing organization.
EMS personnel, their colleagues in healthcare and public safety, and the public are encouraged to provide input on the proposals outlined in the Straw Man document regarding the future of EMS.
The StethoSafe is a patent pending case that greatly extends the life of a stethoscope by quickly and easily protecting the head of a stethoscope.
First responders from around the country gathered to participate in a water rescue training program despite some of the instructors being deployed to hurricanes Harvey and Irma rescue efforts.
The First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Grant will provide training and other resources to assist paramedics, law enforcement and health workers to prevent and treat opioid addiction.
The Department of Health granted $300,000 to the San Bernardino to purchase a mobile Class B fire simulator to replace the decade-old one.