Being a rural volunteer Dept we do see many MVC's on a busy highway in our response area.
We continue to have problems slowing down approaching traffic despite what I consider a very good SOG we use for every highway scene where our people are exposed to oncoming traffic.
We run with our Rescue,Pump & Tanker to all these calls with the heavy vehicles being our 'blockers" on the scene & our Rescue unit along with what-ever ambulances arrive positioned inside the safe zone.
We also employ warning signs,cones, traffic control with HiVisibility vests (our people on two-way radios to keep our TAC channel clear), etc.
We also will shut down the entire roadway should it be needed.
My question is doing all these things & training to stage correctly, we are still seeing instances of vehicles not slowing down until the last minute & too many "near-misses" for our liking.
I would appreciate all ideas that any of the members find in their Dept's that work well.