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Old 10-31-2007, 06:52 AM   #21
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Ca DMV ambulance driver test help


Well because the regulations differ from state to state i think i can help because i am a california EMT and am actually renewing my certificate this week. The test is somewhat difficult but passible so dont be at all discouraged if you dont pass the first time. You get three tries but then you have to pay again so be sure you can pass that third time. The book is very hard to follow and study from. And unlike the class C drivers test, you cannot pass the amb cert test on common sense alone. They will ask you about stuff that is so small and pointless and frankly i havent been able to find parts in the handbook. And there are questions where all the choices are correct....yet picking all of the above is not and they are worded funny so just be prepared. The best advice I can give you is to find practice tests. I havent been to the DMV site so im not sure if they have any. Bu i found an excellent one. Go to http://www.amr-evoc.com/ those ARE THE SAME EXACT QUESTIONS FOUND ON SOME OF THE DMV TESTS. And just do your best to memorize those cuz you will see some dont exactly make the most sense. And look up in your handbook something about title 13 excemtions i got that one wrong yesterday and i have no idea what it is still Hey and good luck with the test and your career...and your DMV experience haha.



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Old 11-01-2007, 02:10 AM   #22
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read booklet and use the amr website

I just took the ambulance test last week and I read through the amr questions and read the blue pamphlet. I passed on my first try (missed one). My studying might have been a little overkill (I was waiting for two hours to get the livescan done so I had nothing better to do than read the blue book). Some of those AMR questions did appear verbatim on the test. There were some obscure questions though that I only knew the answer to because I actually read the fine print of the manual. I asked the lady at the front of the testing area and apparently you can retake up to three times on the same day if you want to.

Read the blue book and the AMR practice test and you'll do fine.
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Old 11-06-2007, 04:47 PM   #23
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WV Evoc

Here in WV we have to take a two day Emergency Vehicle Opeartions Class (EVOC) and have to pass both a written test and a practical (driving exam) as far as what is on it and is contained in the class I am not sure.
I have to take it hopefully in the spring. I have heard good things and bad things about it. One guy I know said he had to drive a full size fire truck when he took the test others say that it all depends on where you take the class at.

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Old 09-20-2010, 08:06 PM   #24
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In NY anyone with a valid driver's license can drive a bambulance.

In both of my departments you must be 21, off probation, and a graduate of the department's training program.
In NYS is that with a patient or without.
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Old 09-20-2010, 10:24 PM   #25
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Does anyone know about Indiana?
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Old 09-21-2010, 12:56 AM   #26
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Matthew, try this
http://tinyurl.com/37b4r55
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Old 09-21-2010, 12:50 PM   #27
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Someone of TX that could give us information?
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Old 09-21-2010, 10:57 PM   #29
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Don't forget you need to have a Medical Examination Report on file with the DMV as well. It's the DMV form you give to the doc to fill out after their physical exam.
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Old 09-26-2010, 03:28 PM   #30
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In NY anyone with a valid driver's license can drive a bambulance.

In both of my departments you must be 21, off probation, and a graduate of the department's training program.
I'm in NY and my fire/rescue company is the same as what rescuecpt says. The company I work for, however, requires EVO & CEVO3 followed by one or two hands-on sessions. the EVO is an online open book course and CEVO3 is a video and open book test.
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