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Is emission control disabling fire trucks?

The Fire Apparatus Manufacturers Association developed a white paper, entitled "Emergency Vehicle Emissions System Guidance Document Custom Fire Apparatus," that covers just about everything you need to know about this subject. FAMA says. FAMA recommends keeping the apparatus in service during manual regeneration.

Fire Terminology - US Forest Service

Energy Release Component (ERC): The computed total heat released per unit area (British thermal units per square foot) within the fire front at the head of a moving fire. Engine: Any ground vehicle providing specified levels of pumping, water and hose capacity. Engine Crew: Firefighters assigned to an engine. The Fireline Handbook defines the minimum crew makeup by engine type.

Emergency Access Control, Emergency Vehicle and Fire

Opens a motorized gate when activated by an emergency vehicle equipped with a standard Opticom type operational strobe. 100% digital and fully compatible with the OPTICOM priority control emitter. Responds to both the high and low priority outputs of both the OPTICOM and STROBECOM II emitters and with the unit set in STROBEWATCH mode.

Greener Cars

Buying green is just the first step in reducing the environmental impacts of automobile use. Your choice of vehicle is most important, but how you drive and how well you maintain your car, van, or light truck will also make a difference.

Motor vehicle worshop code of practice EM1304

Although this environmental code of practice is a voluntarily adopted standard for the motor vehicle workshop industry in Queensland, complying with this code provides the operator with a defence against a charge of unlawfully causing environmental harm and several other charges to the extent

EXCESSIVE IDLING OF TRUCKS AND BUSES IS AGAINST THE LAW

EXCESSIVE IDLING OF TRUCKS AND BUSES IS AGAINST THE LAW Because of these health and environmental risks, New York State and New York City laws limit the amount of time a truck or bus may idle. Vehicle owners and operators, and in some cases people who control buildings or land, are subject to fines and legal actions for violations.

Emission Standards: USA: Heavy-Duty Onroad Engines

Emergency VehiclesHeavy-duty engines in fire trucks, ambulances and other types of emergency vehicles can be equipped with an AECD to override performance inducements related to the emission control systemfor example, to allow engine operation without urea in the SCR system [3408].

Emission Standards: USA: Heavy-Duty Onroad Engines

Emergency VehiclesHeavy-duty engines in fire trucks, ambulances and other types of emergency vehicles can be equipped with an AECD to override performance inducements related to the emission control systemfor example, to allow engine operation without urea in the SCR system [3408]. California Optional Low NOx Standards.

Fire Truck Turning template - Civil/Environmental engineering

Virtually every fire truck is different. Pumpers tend to have the same characteristics as Single Unit but are longer. I agree, the best bet is to contact the fire company where you are working. If they don't have the vehicle specs, they may be able to give you the manufacturer information.

Heavy rescue vehicle - Wikipedia

This capability differentiates them from traditional pumper trucks or ladder trucks designed primarily to carry firefighters and their entry gear as well as on-board water tanks, hoses and equipment for fire extinguishing and light rescue. Most heavy rescue vehicles lack on-board water tanks and pumping gear,

New regulation for vehicle emissions | Environmental Registry

A vehicles emission control systems are designed to reduce both visible particulate matter (soot and black carbon) as well as non-visible emissions such as nitrogen oxides, hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide (smog causing pollutants).

Regulations for Emissions from Commercial Trucks and - US EPA

Regulations for Emissions from Commercial Trucks and Buses (Heavy-duty) This page provides links to regulations for commercial truck and bus emissions. Regulations for GHG emissions from commercial trucks and buses. Regulations for smog, soot, and other air pollution from commercial trucks and buses.

License Plates - Illinois Secretary of State

Trucks(8,001lbs and over) Wildlife Prairie Park This information was printed from, the official website of the Illinois Secretary of State's Office.

E-ONE Emergency Vehicles and Rescue Trucks

E-ONE is a leading fire apparatus manufacturer, making emergency vehicles, rescue trucks, aerial fire trucks, rescue pumpers and custom fire apparatus.

Trucks Handbook

Drivers must always know the nature of their cargoes, so necessary fire-control precautions can be taken. When a fire occurs: Stop the vehicle in a safe position away from buildings and other vehicles. If it is a combination unit, uncouple the unit if possible. If the fire occurs in or near a town, contact the fire depart­ment. Tell them what type of material is burning. Based on the type of fire concerned, take all possible steps to extinguish it.