Rescue sheet for your car, important in case of serious accident
None of us like to think about having a accident at the wheel of a vehicle, and in fact, probably do not think about it very often, but the fact is that driving is an activity that involves certain risks. Obviously we are not going to stop driving for it, but we can have certain attitudes and certain precautions driving with our vehicle so that this risk is minimized.
There are little details that cost nothing, neither time nor money, and that can definitely help save lives on the road. And one of them is the rescue sheet. What does it consist of? The concept is simple: if a serious accident that requires the intervention of a rescue body as firefighters to pull the injured from inside the vehicle, rescue sheet is a very estimable helps contain the technical information of the vehicle to open the vehicle and help the wounded as quickly and safely as possible.
After a serious accident, the driver and other occupants may be trapped inside the vehicle, the performance of emergency services to medically release them and serve them with the utmost urgency to be necessary. In this situations, every minute and every second counts to save the lives of accident victims.
Withthe current cars, full of security solutions like airbags, reinforced body and electrical systems, things get complicated, and you need much more time to extract the vehicle to a person in a serious accident, due to ignorance of the location of some of these elements.
To ensure high survival rate, the time elapsed between the accident and arrival at the hospital the injured should not exceed one hour, what is known as the golden hour, hence rescue teams should know the best cutoffs body, where is located the fuel tank or where are the high-voltage components and can work with greater agility . If an old car work to free a seriously injured person could be completed in several minutes, now you need a longer time.
¿How can you get cut that time, to increase the chances of survival of severe accident victims? Here comes into play rescue sheet. It is a standardized record for Europe in A4 size, it is convenient to put on the inside of the driver's sun visor.
Each vehicle has its own (Can be downloaded on this page and then printed), and describes very visual and easily understood all the technical aspects of the vehicle necessary for rescue teams to work quickly.
Furthermore it is advantageous to place a identifying adhesive on the windshield for the rescue team know that we have this information in the vehicle. Personally unaware that they exist, and although hopefully never have utitlidad and not need it throughout our lives, is not more to be cautious and take her in our car. Because effort on our part is null and yet This small detail can save lives in extreme situations, where it is working around the clock to provide assistance following a major accident.
Source: Rescue Sheet - RACC
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