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    Somewhere between genius and insanity!

    Default Food for thought...mangia!

    I read this on another forum, amd I thought this was so true...

    When driving an emergency response vehicle, the operator can choose to ignore the rules of the road at his risk and win, however, the laws of physics will always win once the operator loses control of the vehicle"
    Last edited by CaptainGonzo; 07-15-2005 at 04:29 PM.
    ‎"The education of a firefighter and the continued education of a firefighter is what makes "real" firefighters. Continuous skill development is the core of progressive firefighting. We learn by doing and doing it again and again, both on the training ground and the fireground."
    Lt. Ray McCormack, FDNY

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    Talking PHYSICS

    CaptGonzo, don't you just know it and all too often too.Never drive past the limits of the unit you are on or past the conditions either.

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    Penn Valley, Ca


    Yep, I was just saying to a new guy today, you can exceed the speed limit when going to a code 3 call but the brakes do not care what kind of call you are going to....


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