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Category: Sirens

Tulsa based EMSA cuts Ambulance Crashes in half!

 

Ambulance company outfits entire fleet with Whelen Howler sirens and after a year have cut their vehicles crashes in half.

 

Download the PDF letter / Press Release from this link:

 

http://whelen.com/_AUTOMOTIVE/media/news/emsa.pdf

Howler Siren Vibrates Ground To Get Drivers’ Attention

 

By admin

From The Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Northwest Arkansas Edition


New sirens shake ground to get drivers to pull over

BY JACOB QUINN SANDERS

Forced to share the road with newer vehicles that are engineered to cancel out road noise, and with drivers distracted by cell phones, iPods and bass pumping (sic)stereo systems, Little Rock police and firefighters are using a new kind of emergency siren that motorists can feel.

 

Oklahoma Debuts Ambulance Siren You Can Feel

By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS – Associated Press Writer – TULSA, Okla.

You’re in the car and you’ve got the radio cranked up insanely loud. Chances are, you’re not going to hear that ambulance siren wailing behind you.

Soon, even if you can’t hear it, you’ll be able to feel when an emergency vehicle is coming.

Oklahoma’s largest ambulance company will become the first ambulance service in the nation to outfit its entire fleet with new Howler sirens, designed to emit low-frequency tones that penetrate objects within 200 feet – such as cars – to alert drivers.

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