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Posted on: February 22, 2018

[ARCHIVED] First Responder Highway Safety

Crashes that cause delays on the roads are inconvenient for us. But for first responders, they mean potentially trying to save lives while protecting their own. The highway is their office, and in that respect, even getting to work can be dangerous.

KTVN Reno - Crashes that cause delays on the roads are inconvenient for us. But for first responders, they mean potentially trying to save lives while protecting their own. The highway is their office, and in that respect, even getting to work can be dangerous.

“When first responders are responding to an incident - could be a crash, could be a medical call, motorists assist, whatever it might be out here - there is a lot of risk that first responders have to take in order first to get to that scene," said Trooper Matt McLaughlin with the Nevada Highway Patrol.

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