Vintage South Australian Ambulances

Collection by Paul McCurley

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Visual warning devices[edit] Emergency vehicles of any kind (fire truck, ambulance, police car) are highly likely to be involved in hazardous situations, including relatively common incidents such as a road traffic collision. They are also required to gain access to incidents as quickly as possible, and in many countries, are given dispensation from obeying certain traffic laws; for instance, they may be able to treat a red traffic light or stop sign as a give way, or be permitted to break… Police Vehicles, Emergency Vehicles, Police Cars, Old Trucks, Fire Trucks, Red Traffic Light, Holden Australia, Car Facts, Custom Muscle Cars

Visual warning devices[edit] Emergency vehicles of any kind (fire truck, ambulance, police car) are highly likely to be involved in hazardous situations, including relatively common incidents such as a road traffic collision. They are also required to gain access to incidents as quickly as possible, and in many countries, are given dispensation from obeying certain traffic laws; for instance, they may be able to treat a red traffic light or stop sign as a give way, or be permitted to break…

Superintendent Col Marks pictured at Mount Gambier Ambulance Station in Old Trucks, Fire Trucks, Plymouth Cars, Australian Cars, Emergency Vehicles, Fire Engine, Car Manufacturers, Police Cars, Ambulance

Friday Rewind - life as an ambo in the 1960s

As the SA Ambulance Service officially opens the new Mount Gambier station this week, cast your mind back to the mid-20th century when things were a little different for the boys in green.