Operational concerns involving electric and hybrid vehicles at vehicle-related incidents – Part 2

The true concern with these vehicles is not extrication but fire. We already have vehicles with a significant fire load without adding in a drivetrain that adds hundreds of power cells of either NiCad, NMHiD or Li-ion, pounds of combustible…

Operational concerns involving electric and hybrid vehicles at vehicle-related incidents – Part 1

One of the largest concerns today dealing with vehicle-related incidents is the electrification of vehicles. We deal with technology concerns in every single vehicle that we encounter, whether passenger or commercial. SRS safety systems are more and more comprehensive, but…

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