Guidelines for Rescue Services Passenger Cars

I wish every automaker would make a detailed extrication handbook for their vehicles. Most provide a basic guide for the hazards in their vehicles. However, Mercedes-Benz has gone above and beyond. Take a look at the link below. The Mercedes-Benz guide is 187 pages full of very useful information that can be used on other makes and models.

Guidelines for Rescue Services Passenger Cars

Below is an example of what the guide shows:

In the S-Class (model 221), certain areas of the Apillar are particularly well-suited to being cut through. Such areas are clearly designated with “CUT” marks in the windshield.

Cutting the A-pillar free in the area of the roof frame on this vehicle.

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