You get dispatched to a cable company van that is upside down on the highway. Did you ever think it could be a CNG vehicle? While At&t has deployed over 5000 Alternative-fuel vehicles deployed including 3,469 CNG vehicles and 1,617 hybrid electric vehicles, as part of a $565 million commitment to deploy approximately 15,000 alternative-fuel vehicles (AFVs) over a 10-year period through 2018. So what do you know about CNG vehicles?
Here’s a list of guides that are availble:
- CNG Instructor’s Guide from Todd Hoffman from Scene of The Accident
- Honda Emergency Response Guide CNG Civic GX
- Alberta Vehicle Extrication Association (AVEA) Links
- Cal Fire State Fire Marshal Presention
- Emergency approach procedures for five of the most common types of alternative-fueled vehicles (AFV)
The delivery of 1,200 Chevrolet Express compressed natural gas (CNG) dedicated cargo vans will be deployed to AT&T service centers nationwide. So chances are, you may have one roaming the roads near you!
So how are all those trucks going to get fuel? In Michigan, DTE Energy Company unveiled a public fueling station on 44th Street SW for vehicles operating on compressed natural gas (CNG). DTE has 20 natural gas stations in Michigan and sells the compressed natural gas to other companies like AT&T for use in its fleets of trucks. Keep an eye out and know what’s in your response area!