If you’re going to go big you may as well make as much of a show out of it as you can—a lesson one dumb 21-year-old from Macomb Township near Detroit, Michigan failed to grasp after stealing an ambulance from a hospital.
I know ambulances are serious business, and it is sort of shocking that the ambulance industry has taken so long to implement things like rollover tests for their products. But at least one company has taken the lead on this, and the resulting video is weirdly fun to watch.
Geneseo, NY Fire Chief Andrew Chanler told WHAM “alcohol fueled incidents take up most of his crew’s activity from Thursday night through weekend.” At least some of the drunks are taking it upon themselves to drive the ambulance. No, wait, that’s terrible.
If you can ride a motorcycle like somebody’s life depends on it, administer first aid by yourself and watch this video without gasping you might have what it takes to be a motorcycle-riding rescuer.
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!
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.
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.
Toyota GB has donated a new Hilux to help the Tiggywinkles wildlife hospital in its work rescuing and caring for sick, injured and orphaned animals. The gift of the Double Cab Invincible pickup is a replacement for the 4Runner model Toyota provided 20 years ago, a vehicle which has done stalwart service across the…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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]
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.
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.
This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Today we've got an odd trio of cars spotted in the vicinity of Prospect Park in Brooklyn by Mr. Choppers. There's a very rusty '68 Cadillac ambulance with a cryptic…