Principles of Vehicle Extrication, 4th Edition


Principles of Vehicle Extrication, Fourth Edition provides rescue personnel with techniques, skills and equipment available for the safe and effective extrication of victims trapped in vehicles and related machinery.

New passenger vehicle technologies are included in this book including Fuel Systems: Electric, Plug-In Electric, Extended Range Electric, Hybrid; CNG, LPG, Biofuel, Ethanol, and Hydrogen. Also Electrical Systems: Keyless Entry and Various Batteries (traditional, lithium Ion, and others). Collision Avoidance Systems and Updated information for other vehicle systems are in this new edition.

The manual includes Awareness, Operations and Technician Level Rescuers  for Passenger Vehicle Extrication, Heavy Vehicle Extrication and Special Extrication Situations. This text book is appropriate for:

  • Firefighters
  • Law enforcement
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Industrial emergency responders
  • Transportation, public works and utility staff
  • Military responders
  • Rescue personnel


Item #: 36954

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