Driving With Due Regard

Photo Courtesy Mike Wilbur
A tractor trailer crashed into F.D.N.Y. Rescue 4 in Queens on February 12, 2003. Blind intersections require extreme caution and due regard. Apparatus must slow and be perpared to stop at intersections with green lights, in this situtation.

Driving with "due regard" for the safety of all other persons. Have you ever read or heard about due regard before? How does it affect you, the "emergency vehicle operator?" As you may recall my last emergency vehicle column (