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Evaluating the use of lights and sirens

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Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 4:05 PM

A new report released by NHTSA, titled "Lights and Siren Use by Emergency Medical Services" looks at data from National EMS Information System to evaluate the use of lights and sirens, its effectiveness and impact on patient outcomes, and recommendations for state and local EMS.  Please click the following link for the complete report:

https://www.ems.gov/pdf/Lights_and_Sirens_Use_by_EMS_May_2017.pdf

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