Tag Archives: Vehicle Stabilization

Unusual Extrications; Are You Prepared?

We train for motor vehicle accidents with entrapment but do you train for extrications that involve an object other than another car? A vehicle resting against a utility pole or wrapped around it is a common scenario that we could ran into on a MVA. However, a tree that fell onto a vehicle that was uprooted by the wind in uncommon for most of us.

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Struts Galore at FDIC

Walking around the floor at FDIC I thought to myself that I must be in extrication heaven, or at least Struts Galore to say the least! Struts were everywhere at FDIC. Almost every major strut manufacturer had a booth with a car with the rubber up. Below are a few pictures from Res-Q-Jack’s and Paratech’s booth. Please post any comments about struts you like or what your department uses.

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