e. Discharging. When discharging passengers, stop
the vehicle at the curb, on the shoulder, or to the
extreme right of the roadway.
f . Starting and Stopping. Start and stop the
g. Baggage. Secure all equipment and luggage
carried in the vehicle to prevent shifting of load and
possible injury to passengers.
h. Laws and Regulations. Comply with Federal,
State, and municipal laws and regulations pertaining to
the operation of personnel-carrying vehicles when
driving on public streets or highways.
5.3 TRANSPORTING WORK CREWS. Work crews may
be transported only in vehicles equipped with side and
e n d enclosures that are at least 36 inches high,
measured from the floor of the vehicle. Only the
personnel assigned to the work may be transported in
vehicle is sufficient to safely transport both personnel
and equipment; if not, request a second vehicle. Secure
the tailgate and all equipment before starting; see that
work crews are seated.
5.4 AMBULANCES. Emergency ambulance runs may
be made only when authorized by standing orders of the
Commanding Officer, or as conditions dictate.
a. Speed Limits and Traffic Regulations. When
operating an ambulance, obey all speed limits and other
local traffic regulations. When making emergency runs,
do not violate traffic regulations unless ordered to do so
in writing by the authorized officer.
b. Ambulance Warning Lights and Sirens. The use
of red lights and sirens is authorized only on emergency