Learning from Experience

By Michael N. Ciampo Working alongside ma- jor expressways has made for some very interesting motor vehicle accident experiences. We all know when we're dispatched to these highway incidents that they can range from a minor fender bender to an intricate extrication. Plus, it's always amazing how many times the wrong location or direction of travel is given. Often, you arrive at the "reported" location and you don't find a thing and call and wait for the dispatcher to provide additional information. To help locate the accident and access it on major highways, many departments have units respond in from opposite directions. This often puts the units traveling on the opposite side ...

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