By keeping the following four fundamental principles in mind, your apparatus specifying committee can build a truck that not only looks sweet but also gives you an edge when you are out at night saving lives and protecting property.

Fire apparatus are some of the most complicated, mission-critical vehicles manufactured today. The work mechanics and apparatus spec writers do in their shops or at their desks has the capacity to make a profound impact on the ability of the nation’s first responders to effectively do their jobs.