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Councilman Arrested for DWI was Using Emergency Vehicle Lights

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Emergency Lights | 0 comments

Councilman Arrested for DWI was Using Emergency Vehicle Lights

A Jersey City councilman was arrested earlier this month for DWI. When Councilman Khemraj “Chico” Ramchal was arrested for DWI, he had emergency vehicle lights and a siren in his vehicle. Neither of these warning devices were authorized by the city for use by Ramchal. Councilman was Operating Vehicle for Personal Business At the time of his arrest, Ramchal was driving a 2013 Ford SUV for person business. Under state laws, the use of emergency lights in New Jersey is not allowed to be used by individuals not responding to an emergency. City...

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How the Fire Truck has Changed Through History

Posted by on Mar 21, 2015 in Latest News | 0 comments

How the Fire Truck has Changed Through History

Every year fire departments are estimated to respond to about 366,000 structure fires. The accumulation of damage created by these fires is estimated to be greater than $7 billion. Believe it or not, without the modernization of the fire truck, the amount of damage caused by structure fires would be much greater. Here, we are going to go over how the fire truck has changed through history. Purpose of a Fire Truck Fire trucks are multi-purpose vehicles used by first responders. While fire trucks can be used for many purposes, the main purpose...

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911 Signal USA’s Full-Size Skyline LED Lightbar

Posted by on Mar 18, 2015 in Light Bars | 0 comments

911 Signal USA’s Full-Size Skyline LED Lightbar

One of the most impressive LED emergency lights in our online store is the full-size Skyline lightbar. We outfitted our Dodge Charger demo vehicle with the Skyline lightbar because of its sleek design and impressive visibility. Learn more about this $1299 lightbar today. Skyline LED Lightbar is Packed with LED Technology To make sure the Skyline could produce the best visibility possible, we packed it full of LED light bulbs. In addition to bright LEDs, we also added takedown modules on the front of the lightbar. For visibility you can count...

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Dangers of Distracted Driving

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in Dash and Deck Lights | 0 comments

Dangers of Distracted Driving

As first responders on the road, you understand the significant impact of distracted driving on the road. Unfortunately, many people don’t realize how risky distracted driving is until it is too late. Here, we will go over the dangers of distracted driving and ways to prevent it on the road. Department of Transportation Reports People Die Every Day from Distracted Driving Every single day, more than 9 people,  in the United States dies as a result of distracted driving. Additionally, over 1,110 people are injured in crashes for the same exact...

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Man Dies Shoveling Snow – Firefighters Finish the Job for Him

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Latest News | 0 comments

Man Dies Shoveling Snow – Firefighters Finish the Job for Him

When a Manchester, Connecticut, man died shoveling snow from his roof, the firefighters who worked to save him returned to finish the job for him. To many in the community, it was a simply amazing to see the firefighter’s compassion. But others that know the first responders involved in the incident aren’t surprised because the community is so tight knit. Man Suffered Heart Attack on Roof Officer Bernie Hallums was one of the first responders on scene after a 9:45 a.m. emergency call. When officers arrived at the home, they quickly climbed...

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What Color Emergency Lights can I Use?

Posted by on Mar 8, 2015 in Emergency Lights | 0 comments

What Color Emergency Lights can I Use?

One of the most frequent questions we receive is, what color emergency lights can I use? With the way emergency vehicle light colors vary from state to state, it would be impossible for us to provide every person that asks this question with an answer. Instead, we have created an interactive State-to-State Guide to Emergency Lights, and have created this blog to help you find out what color emergency lights you can use in your state. Every State has Statutes Regarding Emergency Vehicle Light Colors All 50 states have statutes that clearly...

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3 Reasons Police Don’t Shoot to Injure

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Police lights | 0 comments

3 Reasons Police Don’t Shoot to Injure

When police shoot to kill, there are always questions and opinions about the shooting. While the department investigates the shooting, many in the public want to know why police shoot to injure? Here, we have gathered many reasons police shoot to kill and not just injure or contain a situation. When reading these reasons, keep in mind that there are many others not mentioned. Injured Suspects Don’t Always Stop Just because a suspect is shot doesn’t mean they will stop. There have been instances where a suspect is shot mortally, and will keep...

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Should Baby Boxes be Installed at Fire Departments?

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Latest News | 0 comments

Should Baby Boxes be Installed at Fire Departments?

Since 2008, all 50 states in the U.S. have some form of a Safely Surrendered Baby Law, also known as a Safe Haven Law. Under this state statute, parents can safely and confidentially surrender their baby at a pre-determined location without the risk of criminal charges. Safe Haven locations in many states include hospitals and fire stations. With the rise of infant surrenders through this program, some Indiana fire departments are considering having “baby boxes” installed to keep babies safe and warm. Baby Boxes Look Like Large Metal Bread...

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