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Extrication "Quick Tip" 2 (B Scratch)

When securing battery power, quickly scratch through the letter B (on hood). This allows arriving units to see that battery power has been secured (This is not used on lightly damaged fender benders). This method is a good alternative to leaving the hood up, as it doesn't obstruct your view of the scene.

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Comment by Isaac Frazier on April 29, 2014 at 8:47am

That's true Robert. It is a quick tip that can be built on. I have seen everything from tire markers to flashing hazards (turned on to show battery still connected) on the street.

 

Comment by Bob Baldwin on April 28, 2014 at 4:41pm

Nice tip!  To build on it, some may want to consider using a tire marking crayon, if the colors contrast.  It may cause less damage and actually be more visible.

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