UDECU Holds Driver Training Session

Published on: Author: Matthew Wolter

This Sunday morning, the University of Delaware Emergency Care Unit held a training class for members interested in becoming an ambulance driver.  Members practiced maneuvering the ambulance in a cones course, as well as “spotting” techniques.  This class is one part of the UDECU driver training program, which also includes attending Delaware State Emergency Vehicle Operator… Continue reading

UDECU Holds an EMS Bike Training Class

Published on: Author: Matthew Wolter

The University of Delaware Emergency Care Unit often utilizes bicycles to respond to emergencies where an ambulance may not be able to drive to.  Often times, special events on campus and in nearby communities will require an EMS Bike Team to standby for possible emergencies.  These events include UD Football Games, 5K’s, the Delaware Marathon,… Continue reading

The new UD-1 arrives soon!

Published on: Author: Matthew Steven Paul

Over the past 3-4 months, Life Line ambulance has been building the new UD-1. The ambulance has completed construction, and will be painted and detailed this week. The ambulance is a 2012 Lifeline Type III on a Ford E-Series Chassis. UDECU members will vote for the final ambulance design. The University of Delaware Emergency Care… Continue reading