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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 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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