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The Importance of LED Warning Signs in Emergency Vehicles

While driving on the road, especially during the night, one should not ignore LED warning signs. These lights can be flashed from an emergency vehicle such as rescue cars or ambulances. Many private hospital ambulances use these medical warning lights with loud sirens to alert people that there is an emergency and they should move out of the way. To some, this article may sound silly because they must be thinking what’s the point? Who can miss an LED warning sign? However, sadly there are some people who miss them and don’t give them much attention.

The LED warning lights may alert people as to who is coming down the road about an accident or any incident which has happened ahead. There are many countries that have the ‘move over’ law. This law is usually taught to a person when they are learning to drive and qualify for their driving license. In this law, if one sees an LED warning sign, then they should reduce their speed or if the light is coming from a vehicle then they should give an indicator and move over to the next lane so that the ambulance can pass by.

It is important for ambulances and other emergency vehicles to install these LED warning signs which can also act like medical warning lights. Whenever a person calls for an emergency vehicle via 911, then these vehicles must use LED warning lights along with loud sirens to alert everyone in their way so that those people can move and give way to the emergency vehicle. These days, during late hours, there are many people who experience deadly accidents. By installing these lights in emergency vehicles, the paramedics can reach the area quickly and the lives of many people can be saved.

Just having a siren will not help. Many drivers have their windows rolled up and they either are listening to music on their car’s stereo or have ear plugs plugged, and so they can’t hear the siren of the vehicle behind. The LED warning lights will grab their attention at once and they will move to another lane to give way to the vehicle. It is important for the emergency vehicles to have LED warning lights and sirens both. Governments of different countries should keep a check on the health and security sector where a law should be passed for every emergency vehicle to have LED warning signs and sirens so that more lives can be saved.

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