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Postby Saber Prime » Mon Mar 12, 2007 3:47 am

Sorry if it wasn't for the word "Emergency" being righten on the side of the vehicle I wouldn't know who or what the hell that was.

If that really is going to be made into an emergincy vehicle I wouldn't pull over for it. People are use to seeing black and white police cars, red fire trucks, and white abulances. There's no problem seeing thoughs on the road and everyone knows what they are. You start putting Puke Green Humers on the road that no one's ever seen before and no one will know it's even an emergency vehicle.

This has nothing to do with the movie this just has to do with that vehicle. I don't even see a siren on it. It just looks like a humer with an emergency sticker slaped on the side. No one will want to pull over for that or will even know they're supose to.
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Postby TheMuffin » Mon Mar 12, 2007 9:47 am

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It's flashers are built directly into it's normal lights and it has a siren. Most people don't even look to see what color the vehicle is. If it's got flashing lights and a siren is blaring, people tend to pull over.
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Postby Down_Shift » Mon Mar 12, 2007 9:53 am

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Saber Prime wrote:Sorry if it wasn't for the word "Emergency" being righten on the side of the vehicle I wouldn't know who or what the hell that was.

If that really is going to be made into an emergincy vehicle I wouldn't pull over for it. People are use to seeing black and white police cars, red fire trucks, and white abulances. There's no problem seeing thoughs on the road and everyone knows what they are. You start putting Puke Green Humers on the road that no one's ever seen before and no one will know it's even an emergency vehicle.

This has nothing to do with the movie this just has to do with that vehicle. I don't even see a siren on it. It just looks like a humer with an emergency sticker slaped on the side. No one will want to pull over for that or will even know they're supose to.


Just because you wouldn't pull over for it doesn't mean that others wouldn't. It has sirens, you just can't see it from the POV in the pic, it is after all an Emergency Vehicle. Just remember that if you do decide to not pull over for it because it doesn't look like a traditional Ambulance, the law isn't forgiving of ignorence. You'd still get a hefty fine if caught. I'm not trying to be a jerk, just trying to point it out.
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Postby Leonardo » Mon Mar 12, 2007 12:03 pm

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Saber Prime wrote:Sorry if it wasn't for the word "Emergency" being righten on the side of the vehicle I wouldn't know who or what the hell that was.

If that really is going to be made into an emergincy vehicle I wouldn't pull over for it. People are use to seeing black and white police cars, red fire trucks, and white abulances. There's no problem seeing thoughs on the road and everyone knows what they are. You start putting Puke Green Humers on the road that no one's ever seen before and no one will know it's even an emergency vehicle.

This has nothing to do with the movie this just has to do with that vehicle. I don't even see a siren on it. It just looks like a humer with an emergency sticker slaped on the side. No one will want to pull over for that or will even know they're supose to.


Just because you wouldn't pull over for it doesn't mean that others wouldn't. It has sirens, you just can't see it from the POV in the pic, it is after all an Emergency Vehicle. Just remember that if you do decide to not pull over for it because it doesn't look like a traditional Ambulance, the law isn't forgiving of ignorence. You'd still get a hefty fine if caught. I'm not trying to be a jerk, just trying to point it out.


That, and people will think you're a callous meanie.
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Postby Saber Prime » Mon Mar 12, 2007 7:26 pm

TheMuffin wrote:Most people don't even look to see what color the vehicle is.
All the more reason to make changing the color for visibility even more stupid.

People do recognize emergency vehicles though and allways seem to like to say what could be happening that they're rushing to whenever they see one. Cop cars, Abulance, and Fire Trucks are all vehicles people can easily recognize on the road. People see a big green humer around and they won't know what the F that's even for.

Hell looking at it I don't even know what it's for. I don't see a medical symbol on it so it's not an ambulance. No police shield, not a police vehicle, no sign of any hoses or other equipment of that type so not a fire truck. WTF is it? It looks like an ordinary humer that anybody could buy off the lot (if they had the money, thoughs things are exspencive) and paint puke green.
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Postby TheMuffin » Mon Mar 12, 2007 7:42 pm

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Saber Prime wrote:
TheMuffin wrote:Most people don't even look to see what color the vehicle is.
All the more reason to make changing the color for visibility even more stupid.

People do recognize emergency vehicles though and allways seem to like to say what could be happening that they're rushing to whenever they see one. Cop cars, Abulance, and Fire Trucks are all vehicles people can easily recognize on the road. People see a big green humer around and they won't know what the F that's even for.

Hell looking at it I don't even know what it's for. I don't see a medical symbol on it so it's not an ambulance. No police shield, not a police vehicle, no sign of any hoses or other equipment of that type so not a fire truck. WTF is it? It looks like an ordinary hummer that anybody could buy off the lot (if they had the money, thoughs things are exspencive) and paint puke green.


The neon green is for better visibility in the evening and at night. If it's pulled to the side of the road you're more likely to see a reflective green in your headlights than a normal flat white.

And it's a Fire and Rescue vehicle. You know those trucks that accompany firetrucks to an emergency? Yeah this is one of those. They carry everything from extra hose to the Jaws of Life. They also are used at car accidents in place of a giant fire truck like they used to use. Now firetrucks are open for going to actual fires while this smaller emergency vehicle is there for accidents.

Regardless of what you think about their look or usefullness, they do exist and you'll be seeing them much more often in the near future.
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Postby Saber Prime » Tue Mar 13, 2007 4:15 am

You'd think because they allways leave their lights on at the sceen of an accident that the lights alone would be a bigger give away that there's an emergency vehicle around than the color of the vehicle.

At any rate it's a good thing I don't drive then isn't it. :lol:
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