Each and Every-day occurrence for many drivers they here sound of an emergency vehicle siren, that might be from an ambulance, police car or fire engine. Emergency siren vehicle transportation is allowed after you had a sudden medical emergency, when your health is in danger conditions. When emergency siren is heared by drivers or passengers they look across and they will try to check from which way the sounds are approaching. There should be hint from which vehicle the sound is approaching as sound exclusively cant give any clue from which direction the vehicle is arriving. Because of these reasons drivers are not able to take appropriate preventing action till the emergency vehicle is seen, Mean while it is too late clearing the path and allowing the emergency vehicle (Patterson 1982).
This unawarness may costs lives. If there is any improvement in the sound quality of the siren, it helps to take avoiding actions before by the drivers, it will be also help in reducing the journey time and also enhance the safety for emergency vehicles which take care of emergencies and therefore increase the service supplied. For these preventive measures Dorset ambulance which is used with the Localizer or well known as White Noise Siren system is used.
Localizer sound comprises of broadband, multi-frequency with white noise sound. This sound can be well heared by our ears, so that we can identify the location from where it is coming from so it is helpful for the fast evacuation application. It is built up at Leeds University.
When compared with other fire alarms like conventional fire alarms they only give caution to the people to evacuate the building when a fire falls o...
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... gives best alerting and localizable sounds, they can build safer, both for the drivers and for other road users, so they will be able to travel more easily. This localizer sound technology of dorset ambulance can be helpful in reducing evacuation of people in time when the alarm rises.
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2) Fidell, S. "Effectiveness of auditory warning signals for emergency vehicles." 19-26.
3 )Mike Holme, K. A. a. S. M. "Devon and somersot fire and rescue." 1-35.
4) Patterson, R. (1982). "Guidelines for Auditory warning Systems on Civil Aircraft." Paper 82017.
5) THE DORSET & SOMERSET AIR AMBULANCE 2008 ANNUAL REPORT
8) The Localizer & Directional Sound
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