What does a yellow firetruck mean?

Lime-yellow color as related to reduction of serious fire apparatus accidents: The case for visibility in emergency vehicle accident avoidance.

What cities have yellow fire trucks?

Many Departments around the Country that have moved to a complete fleet of apparatus painted Lime-Yellow, Yellow, or Lime-Green paint scheme has since switched back to Red. These include, Dallas, Cleveland, San Jose, Boston, Jersey City, and even Sandusky.

Why are firetrucks yellow now?

Lime-yellow color as related to reduction of serious fire apparatus accidents: The case for visibility in emergency vehicle accident avoidance. Journal of the American Optometric Association, 61, 827–831.

Why are firetrucks yellow in Las Vegas?

“Sometime in the 1980s, we went to yellow because it was easier to see,” says Clark County Public Information Officer Dan Kulin. The City of Las Vegas used to employ red fire trucks, then switched to white around 1970.

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