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UK Ambulance Services Emergency Response Driver's Handbook

  • Buy nowSecond Edition
    ISBN: 9781859594353
    £14.99
  • Buy noweBook Edition
    2015
    ISBN: 9781859594360
    £12.49

Association of Ambulance Chief Executives and Driver Training Advisory Group

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The Second Edition of this important book on emergency driving in the ambulance service
has been completely revised and updated since the First Edition, published in 2012.

The text has been comprehensively reviewed by experts from many branches of the
ambulance service across the UK, and their comments have been addressed by the book’s
authors, the Driver Training Advisory Group (DTAG).

This expanded Second Edition includes many important features to facilitate understanding:

  •     learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter
  •     points to remember boxes within the text
  •     references to the literature and relevant legislation
  •     end-of-chapter knowledge-recap questions
  •     a comprehensive index.


About the authorship:

This handbook was initiated by the Driver Training Advisory Group (DTAG) and is endorsed by
the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE), who recommend that is used for
ambulance driver instruction and education.
Cover photograph courtesy of London Ambulance Service NHS Trust.

The digital edition is now available for download onto iOS (iPad, iPod, iPhone) and Android devices. Digital versions may be downloaded on upto three devices that are owned by the purchaser.Digital editions of the book are non-refundable once purchased.

Contents:

    The Law in Relation to Ambulance Driving
    Legal Exemptions and Non-Exemptions
    Driver Characteristics and Responsibilities
    Vehicle Daily Inspections and Pre-Driving Checks
    Automatic Gearboxes
    Vehicle Operating and Safety Systems
    Audible and Visual Warnings
    Lighting Regulations
    Reversing and Manoeuvring
    Attending Incidents
    Eco-Driving
    Appendices, Glossary, Legislation, Index

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