Ambulances Highjack Car Radios To Let Drivers Know They're Coming

Everyone knows they should pull to the side of the road when an ambulance with its blaring siren approaches. But what if you've got the windows rolled up, the radio blaring, and can't hear it coming? That's not a problem in Guayaquil, Ecuador, where to decrease emergency response times, the ambulances actually hijack… » 6/26/13 5:40pm 6/26/13 5:40pm

Canadians Get Reinforced Ambulance for the Obese

Canadian Paramedics can breathe a sigh of relief, unbuckle their corset belts and cancel their chiropractor's appointments - if they work in Calgary, that is. The city has taken delivery of an ambulance designed to get its obese citizens to hospital with as little stress and strain as possible - provided they don't… » 6/26/07 8:20am 6/26/07 8:20am