TITLE

Bus Wrap Puts Fire Safety on the Road

PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jun2005, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Greensboro, North Carolina, Fire Department, in collaboration with the Greensboro Transit Authority, has unveiled a "wrapped" bus on May 2, 2005, as part of a new initiative aimed at educating residents on fire safety and prevention. The plastic coating on the bus is printed with colorful safety messages, numbers to call for free smoke detector installations and information explaining what residents can do to prevent fires. The vehicle's interior will include seasonal fire-safety messages in English and Spanish.
ACCESSION #
17460859

 

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