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TR VR Vehicle Anatomy/New Tech

In Person
Fall, Spring
This certification-related course in vehicle anatomy and new technologies will present the Technical Rescuer (TR) with information on vehicle anatomy and will introduce new technologies in vehicle devices which present hazards for rescue personnel. Topics included in this course are vehicle construction, crumple zones, bumper systems, air bags, side-impact protection systems, new vehicle innovations, propulsion systems, passive safety systems, and active safety systems. Suggestions on how to cope with innovative vehicles to safely mitigate a modern vehicle rescue will also be discussed. This course is consistent with the most current NC Fire and Rescue Commission guidelines.