motorists create hazard for emergency
As aptly pointed out in their Dec.
13th, 2002, column, CLICK AND CLACK TALK CARS, Tom and Ray
Magliozzi quoted an EMT who said: “...that fewer and fewer people
are yielding to emergency vehicles, which causes us significant delays in
transporting critical patients.”
This is precisely the situation that calls for the new Emergency Vehicle
Alert System developed and patented by EVA LLC.
The patent No. 6778101 was issued August 17th 2004. This emergency
vehicle alert system uses radio waves to warn drivers about nearby emergency
vehicles. With this early warning, drivers are alerted to watch for the
vehicle and make way for it to pass safely.
EVA is an emergency vehicle accident avoidance system.
The system is designed especially to help prevent accidents with emergency
vehicles. It warns drivers about emergency vehicles that are close