Articles about Emergency Vehicles

The Korean vans will serve as ambulances
Remember in June when the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) beefed up its emergency response capabilities by adding a few Toyota Hilux pickup trucks? Yeah, the PCG isn't done just yet.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the country's main maritime
One fun retirement ‘raket’
There's life after retirement-even for cars. For example, this classic red fire engine, which has proudly put out fires for over three decades in Michigan, has traded in hoses for taps after finding its new calling as a converted beer
Right choice?
It looks like the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is beefing up its emergency-response capabilities.The country's maritime law-enforcement body recently acquired a handful of new vehicles and equipment meant to further prepare it for typhoons and other calamities expected
Business is brisk for underbone riders acting as escorts in political convoys
Now that election fever is heating up, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde has issued a stern warning against privately owned motorcycles using illegal sirens and blinkers while acting as escorts in campaign motorcades.Albayalde, himself a rider, has
‘Lessen the movement of the victim’
Browse social media these days and, without fail, you'll likely see a photo or video of a motorcycle accident in your feed. And in these images, it seems that many motorists and bystanders don't care if there's an injured
We could use this here
The Red Cross sure is beefing up its fleet. Recently, we reported that a one-off Nissan Titan emergency-response pickup truck was donated to the American Red Cross. Now, it looks like Land Rover is following in the Japanese carmaker'
It's called the 'Ultimate Service' Titan
There's a reason pickup trucks are so popular during times of distress: They can get goods and relief to places no other vehicles can access. Now, hold that thought. What if we took that same go-anywhere capability, and kicked
Bayanihan spirit prevails in every Pinoy’s heart
It's neither legal nor illegal. This is how the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) treats the practice of motorcycle riders voluntarily escorting emergency vehicles, particularly ambulance vehicles that have to squeeze through traffic."Riders escorting ambulance units is not new to
This SUV uses a drone for rescue purposes
Quick: What's one of the first things a relief operation needs to establish in the immediate aftermath of a natural disaster? Maybe a source of food and water, or some shelter and transportation? Well, you're not wrong, but a line
It's the improved Inkas Sentry APC
It goes without saying that every motorist can appreciate tough, well-built vehicles. After all, we never know for sure what kind of ride an emergency calls for until the situation presents itself. Better to be fully prepared, right?But with North
It could be a life-or-death situation
I had trust issues with anything that had to do with government. I had witnessed one too many times how government employees abused official vehicles. So when I started driving, I decided that I would not get out of the way of
Makes it easier to call for assistance
The last thing any of us want is to be involved in a vehicular accident. An accident, especially one that sees cars smashed up, can lead not only to damage to property but even loss of lives. This is why it is
If only we had them here
RETTmobil is Europe's leading trade fair for emergency services and mobility, and BMW is a regular exhibitor at the annual event. For this year, the German carmaker is showcasing its newest line of emergency vehicles.While BMW has yet to reveal
Presenting the RugGear
G&G International, the distributor behind products like Motospray, has brought into the Philippine market the RugGear, a robust, mobile communications device designed to withstand the tough outdoors.The RugGear is basically a military-grade, dual-SIM mobile phone that is IP67-
For stranded, powerless electric vehicles
Nissan Motor Co., together with the Japan Automobile Federation (JAF), has started a joint trial operation of a roadside service vehicle that's equipped with a charger to give electric vehicles (EVs) a boostwhen they run out of power.JAF will deploy
Going to the hospital in style
BMW isn't all about giving private vehicle owners a good time behind the wheel of what the brand calls its vehicles as "the ultimate driving machine." The German carmaker also happens to be a regular exhibitor at RETTmobil, the European trade
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