Fresno Apparatus get Police Escort

Cleaveland, Carrie
August 2008
Fire Chief;Aug2008, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on the move of fire and police departments to increase enforcement of the law requiring motorist to pull to the right for emergency vehicles in Fresno, California. It states that there has been an increase in the number of drivers who fail to do so. It adds that to combat the said behavior, police officers will be stationed near fire stations throughout the city, follow apparatus to scenes when dispatched and issue tickets to drivers who do not pull over.


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