When you hear the sirens, seek shelter indoors immediately and tune into NOAA weather radio, local radio or television channels for further information. Those inside may not hear the sirens and should depend more on NOAA weather radio, local radio and television for their severe weather warn- ing.
When you hear a siren coming you should *?
Continue driving normally. Speed up to get out of the emergency vehicle’s way. Pull to the right side of the road and stop until it passes.
What is the first thing you should do when you hear sirens while driving?
As soon as you hear sirens coming your way, calmly pull over to the right and stop. “Slow down, check to the right, and pull over as soon as it is safe to do so to allow the emergency vehicle to pass you,” Ric Rangel-Bron, spokesman for Toronto Paramedic Services, writes in an e-mail.
What happens if I hear a siren?
When the siren sounds, a designated regional radio station will become the official emergency station. The public authorities will use the emergency station to inform you of ongoing events and dangers.
Can you go through a red light if an ambulance is behind you?
Advice online says you should not break the law to make way for police, fire and ambulance vehicles – this includes entering bus lanes or running red lights. Do not try to speed or outrun an emergency vehicle, only allow the emergency vehicle to overtake only when there is space to do so and it is safe.
What to do when an ambulance is coming behind you?
So when you are traveling down Route 1, Main Street, or any roadway for that matter, and an emergency vehicle comes up behind you or is about to meet you in the opposite lane, just remember, signal move stop. Signal that you are moving over, move over, and stop completely no matter which side of the road you are on.
When I hear the sirens of a fire truck I have to?
Pull Over to the Side of the Road Safely
A firetruck, ambulance, or police cruiser will turn on their sirens to inform everyone that they need to get to their destination quickly. If you hear this siren and it is coming from behind you, then you need to pull to the right side of the road.
What must drivers do when they hear the sirens of an ambulance?
When you hear a siren or see red flashing lights from an ambulance or fire engine, if they are following you, you must slow down and pull over. Stop if necessary. If a police car is following you with its lights flashing (which will be red and blue), then you must stop unless it passes you and continues on its way.
Why do I keep hearing police sirens in my head?
What causes tinnitus? Damage to the middle or inner ear is a common cause of tinnitus. Your middle ear picks up sound waves, and their conduction prompts your inner ear to transmit electrical impulses to your brain. Only after your brain accepts these signals and translates them into sounds are you able to hear them.
Do ambulance drivers listen to music?
Usually, they aren’t listening to music — they’re usually listening to the police/fire chatter over the radios.
What three questions should you ask yourself before passing?
So, before you pass a vehicle, ask yourself:
- Is it legal?
- Is it safe?
- Is it worth it?
At what time of the day should your headlights be turned on?
The law says you must turn your headlights on 30 minutes after sunset and leave them on until 30 minutes before sunrise. You must turn your lights on any time you can’t see at least 1000 feet ahead. Use your low beam headlights whenever it is raining.