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Old 07-29-2013, 11:36 PM
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Originally Posted by highlandchef View Post
Systems go from very simple to very elaborate but two things come first.

First, get your blue light card. Until your Chief issues you one systems don't matter. Second, find out and understand both your state laws as well as the accepted usage by your station. As a Probie go with whichever is the more conservative to start.

Lastly, remember being a volunteer firefighter or EMT isn't about getting to run courtesy lights.
Excellent advice. Remember, also, when you are running code, you do not have the right of way automatically. The other drivers have to yield it to you before you can take it. And running code, also, does not allow you to break any traffic laws, i.e. no speeding over the speed limit, no unsafe passing, no crossing double yellow lines, etc.
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