To be eligible for the role of ambulance driver, a young adult EMT must have at least six months driving experience and a clean driving record. They must pass rigid practical and written tests. At the beginning of each shift, drivers are responsible for checking all systems on the ambulance, i.e., lights, sirens, radios, gas, tires, etc. The Driver's main responsibility is to get the ambulance to the scene and to the hospital safely with proper consideration for the condition of the patient and road safety.
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