TITLE

Error Factors Big in Vehicle Near-Misses

AUTHOR(S)
Tippet, John
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jun2007, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the human error as the main factor for the accidents involving rural fire apparatus and firefighters in their personal vehicles in the U.S. Reports show that the contributing factors for such events are human errors in the form of lost situational awareness and poor decision-making. Through this, one is advised to follow safety rules in driving including wearing a seatbelt, maintaining a good sense of reality, and keeping apparatus and personal vehicles in good condition.
ACCESSION #
25518950

 

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