​Detroit Man Accused Of Stealing Ambulance To Party At Strip Club

You know how it goes. It's late. You're a little randy. You're looking for some kicks, but you don't have a ride. What's a lonely guy to do? Hey! Is that an unmanned ambulance idling in front of a hospital? To the strip club! » 12/02/14 9:55pm 12/02/14 9:55pm

Making A Career Shift To Emergency Medicine

Zack Mosley was introduced to medicine in a Combat Lifesaver Certification class; a requirement his job consulting in the Middle East. After coming home to a tough job market in his field, he's making a run at a career in medicine. This is the beginning of his journey. » 8/10/14 2:14pm 8/10/14 2:14pm

Land Rover Off-Road Ambulances Look Cool Bringing Help To The Hinterland

Land Rover has been supplying 4x4s to the British Red Cross, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies for sixty years. Over that time 120 vehicles have helped some 900,000 people in places that made great photo ops for the beautiful British 4x4. » 7/08/14 10:12am 7/08/14 10:12am

For $5,900, Does This Ambulance Make My Ass Look Big?

When you drive an ambulance, people tend to get out of your way. For today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 1974 Dodge Superior, they’ll have to clear an especially wide path, but that’s only if its price is equally phat. » 6/20/13 8:00am 6/20/13 8:00am

Get Out of the Way: A History of How Ambulance Lights Save Lives

For as ear-piercing as ambulance sirens are, you’d think they’d be better alert systems. Truth is: they’re shockingly ineffective. Drivers register the sound only at close proximity and at very low speeds. Guessing from which direction the ambulance will appear is always tricky, too—especially when the new Daft Punk… » 6/06/13 2:19pm 6/06/13 2:19pm

Woman Used Ambulance Like a Taxi, Ignoring the Social Contract

The social contract is a sacred thing, and, in the vacuum of constant police surveillance in which most people carry on with their daily-chores, we count on strangers to follow a few unstated or quietly stated rules that help society run with greater efficiency. Don’t sneeze into a crowd of people with one’s mouth… » 4/28/13 9:39pm 4/28/13 9:39pm

1972 Cadillac Ambulance: The Jalopnik Classic Review

Have you ever wanted to drive an ambulance, lights blazing and sirens wailing in rush after glorious rush to rip people from the jaws of death and take them to the hospital? It can be pretty cool, but usually, driving an ambulance is all about getting a patient to the proper care with the least amount of… » 3/08/13 1:30pm 3/08/13 1:30pm

Store Puts Parking Boot On Ambulance While EMTs Save One Of Their…

Paramedics from the New Orleans Emergency Medical Services darted into Quicky's convenience store to help a man who appeared to be having a heart attack. While they were working to save the man's life a Quicky's employee quickly attached a parking boot to their ambulance. » 12/02/12 1:00pm 12/02/12 1:00pm

Pulitzer Prize Winner Charlie LeDuff Is Sick Of Your Crap, Detroit

Detroit's Fox 2 news reporter Charlie Duff didn't get his Pulitzer by sucking some politician's dick. Or anyone's dick. When an ambulance breaks down in the middle of a gunfight he doesn't shrink from blaming the right people: the politicians. And you, Detroit, for putting up with it. » 1/12/12 4:30pm 1/12/12 4:30pm

This is the U.S. Army's tough new high-tech ambulance

Evacuating injured soldiers from the mountains of Afghanistan is often a task too difficult for a Humvee and too dangerous for a helicopter, which is why the Army's debuting this M-ATV-based mine-resistant ambulance for the campaign. » 3/24/11 12:30pm 3/24/11 12:30pm

The JFK Ambulance Sells Again

On Saturday, right after Barrett-Jackson sold the ambulance that didn't carry President John F. Kennedy's body following his assassination, another collector bought it for "slightly more" than the $120,000 auction price — and she's no stranger to politics. » 1/25/11 9:30am 1/25/11 9:30am

Transforming Tank Ambulance Makes Its Own Way

When the Soviets mated a GAZ-53 truck and a DT-75 bulldozer the result was a go-anywhere transforming tracked ambulance. Incredible. The Soviets may have been America's mortal enemy, but damn, they built some really cool stuff. [English Russia] » 8/31/10 1:15pm 8/31/10 1:15pm

Oklahoma Trooper Stops Hospital-Bound Ambulance, Assaults EMT

An Oklahoma State Trooper stopped an ambulance rushing a patient to hospital over a perceived failure to yield and ended up assaulting the EMT on board. New dash cam footage reveals the Trooper's view. » 6/15/09 5:15pm 6/15/09 5:15pm

Drunk Woman Pulled Over By Ambulance

An ambulance crew in Nevada found a new way to save lives by pulling over a woman apparently too drunk to realize EMTs don't have arresting powers or notice the gas nozzle sticking out of the tank on her Subaru wagon. » 12/03/08 10:30am 12/03/08 10:30am

Wildlife Control Ambulance, Fiat 500, And Chevy Vega Kammback Down On…

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition » 10/01/08 4:20pm 10/01/08 4:20pm, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the . Today we've got an odd trio of cars spotted in the vicinity of Prospect Park in Brooklyn by . There's a very rusty '68 Cadillac ambulance with a cryptic "Wildlife Control" theme, a…

Ten Best Tailgating Vehicles

The season for tossing around the pigskin and gorging yourself on pig products in the shadow of stadiums is here, and in that spirit we've identified the ten best vehicles for serious tailgating. With the help of our grill-happy readers » 9/26/08 3:00pm 9/26/08 3:00pm we've put together a list of cars, trucks and vans that meet the requirements for…

PCH, Yankenwagen Me, Krankenwagen Me Edition

We've got a virtual tie in the Playboy Jimmy Versus Heap-O-Triumphs Choose Your Eternity poll, and that's just how we like it. To get such a split, we need to pick two vehicles that trigger roughly equivalent "I must have that!" and "get thee behind me, Satan!" reactions, and today we're shooting for that split with… » 11/21/07 5:30pm 11/21/07 5:30pm

Who Shall Wear The Ambulance Hell Project Crown?

Saab-O-Maniac SeanKHotay won our last PCHPC vote, but now dculberson has stepped up in an attempt to unseat Belvedere Adrian, owner of the '58 Plymouth Ambulance, to take the Ambulance Hell Project trophy for his own! He's got a '66 Pontiac Superior Consort that looks like a never-ending nightmare quite a refreshing… » 10/26/07 2:30pm 10/26/07 2:30pm


We mentioned our Belvedere-loving friend with the '57 Plymouth ambulance in the Choose Your Eternity Ambulance Edition post, and now he's handed over some photos of his personal Hell Project. It doesn't run, it's rusty, and it's missing all the special ambulance gear... but just imagine this thing with a Cross Ram 413… » 10/16/07 12:30pm 10/16/07 12:30pm

Project Car Hell, Caddy Ambulance Edition: '49 or '68?

In the agonizing choice between Italian style and American truckcar goodness, our readers tend to prefer an eternity spent with the three '59 El Caminos to one spent with three '73 Fiats, though the race was pretty close- more Dewey Versus Truman than Mondale Versus Reagan. Today, the choices are inspired by our… » 10/09/07 5:30pm 10/09/07 5:30pm