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EMS Information

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Here in Nairobi and Kenya as a country, we all know the traffic can become very crowded and overwhelming. Unlike most countries, an ambulance responding with lights and siren, does not warrant Nairobi traffic to yield. This does not mean that the response is not important but that the ambulance drivers need to be more cautious. Most EMS drivers are required to attend a formal EVOC course, this doesn't mean they can be free to drive an ambulance but once completed most agencies then assign new drivers to a FTO and are required to drive under instruction until signed off. That does not seem to be the case here, but no matter where you are as attendants, either the medic or drive you are still responsible for the safety of yourselves, the patients, riders if applicable and other drivers. Here is an article discussing this and driver safety.

Surviving dangerous drivers


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