Alternative Posting Location: 4 POV Response Tips at EMS1

4 Personal Vehicle Response Tips Do you respond to the station or the scene in a personal vehicle? Much of my EMS experience involved POV response. I look back on that now…fumbling with a map book and radio, being passed by my colleagues, and parking on a dark road side with only 4 way flashers…with […]

EMS Tips

Do We Really Need More POVs with Emergency Lights?

A recent article briefly described a new Michigan law that expands the type of responders that can use emergency lights on personal operated vehicles. If you are responding to the station or the incident in your personally owned vehicle carefully consider the necessity of emergency lights, even if you are allowed, and check out […]

Operations Safety Tips

7 Tips for Responding in your POV

If you are a volunteer you probably respond to your station or even the incident in your own vehicle, also known as a privately owned vehicle (POV). For all responders and for all types of incidents, safety starts at the time of call. These are my Everyday EMS tips for reaching the incident safely when […]