Monday, December 27, 2010

Ambulances get speeding tickets

Canada - Edmonton’s paramedics have been told to slow down and are getting tickets for speeding. A memo sent by Alberta Health Services to Emergency Medical Services workers directed drivers to respond within the posted speed limits even when responding with lights and siren. “It just doesn’t make a lot of sense,” said Elisabeth Ballermann, president of the Health Sciences Association of Alberta, which represents EMS workers. Edmonton paramedics are also getting ticketed for going through red lights...More

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