Special Operations

Mercedes-Benz Extrication Cut Points

Embedded in the black shading at the edge of the windshield and the rear window on the Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan are lines that show where the heavily reinforced roof and “A” and “C” pillars can be cut safely.  Basically, Mercedes-Benz has provided ...

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QR Code Extrication Rescue Cards

For more on new vehicles, checkout our Vehicle Extrication from inside of the Auto Industry DVD. Earlier this year the Google Glasses made the news about its’ use for firefighters on the scene of an extrication.  Many would say that ...

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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA Body Structure

2014 Mercedes-Benz GLA Body Structure

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA, has 73 percent of the bodyshell is comprised of high-strength and ultra-high-strength steels. In the area of the side roof frame and the new C-ring structure in the rear, hot-formed steels are used – ensuring the highest ...

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2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe Body Structure

The 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe Body Structure makes liberal use of aluminum, magnesium, high-strength steel, and ultra-high-strength steel. View of a bare ATS white body’s engine compartment reveals fully braced cast-aluminum strut towers and fabricated aluminum engine cradle with beautifully ...

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2014 Safeist Vehicles

Minicars 2014 Chevrolet Spark Small cars 2014 Dodge Dart 2014 Ford Focus 2014 Honda Civic 2-door 2014 Honda Civic 4-door 2014 Hyundai Elantra 2014 Mazda 3 2014 Scion tC 2014 Subaru Impreza 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek 2014 Toyota Prius 2014 ...

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EMS Aspects of Extrication FDIC 2014

I talk with many rescue instructors like Eric Rickenbach and David Dalrymple often how important the EMS aspect of extrication is. After all, the patient, not the vehicle, is the whole reason we are there. If you are heading to FDIC this year I would check out the EMS Aspects of Extrication workshop

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