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Fire Engineering Article: Simulation: The Next Step in Driver Training

Published on July 1, 2011

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Analytical or emotional: What’s driving you?

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View original FireRescue1 post here. Driver simulation training can help the student interact with various driving environments and weather conditions within minutes By Robert Raheb FDNY EMS Lt. (ret), Emergency Response Specialist — FAAC, Inc. Driving is taught from an analytical viewpoint; rarely do we cross over to the emotional side of driving. From the … Continued

Fire Agencies With Driver Simulator Program Enjoy Increased Efficiencies Officials Cite Reduced Overtime, Time Savings as Collateral Benefits to Simulator Training

Published on June 16, 2011

Agencies With Driver Simulator Program Enjoy Increased Efficiencies Officials Cite Reduced Overtime, Time Savings as Collateral Benefits to Simulator Training In a recessed economy, fire departments that use simulation for driver training are enjoying the benefits of reduced costs and increased uptime for personnel and apparatus, which creates an efficiency that benefits both the department … Continued

Simulator provides realistic training for emergencies

Published on January 25, 2011

By Noelle Hunter Staff Writer CNHI The Morehead News Tue Jan 25, 2011 http://themoreheadnews.com/local/x1221301221/Simulator-provides-realistic-training-for-emergencies Jan. 25, 2011 — At any moment, emergency personnel must be ready to respond to a crisis. This means maneuvering through traffic, hazardous road conditions and even around other response teams. The Kentucky Fire Commission trains drivers to navigate these conditions … Continued

FAAC Grant Assistance Program Now Available for Public Safety

Published on January 19, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ann Arbor, Michigan – 19 January 2011 – FAAC Incorporated is pleased to announce its participation in a program to link emergency response and public safety departments with grant funding opportunities. In today’s tough economic environment, dollars are scarce and many city and county budgets are being cut and large capital expenditures … Continued

Philadelphia Fire Department Unveils Driver Training Simulator Lab Earns Federal Recognition as Example to Other Departments

Published on June 21, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ann Arbor, Michigan – 21 June 2010 – The Philadelphia Fire Department hosted an open house of its new driving simulator lab, and four FAAC emergency response simulators were the guests of honor. FAAC Incorporated recently delivered three ER-1500 and one PS-1500 driver trainer simulators at the Philadelphia Fire Department training academy … Continued