Why is ambulance spelled backwards on the front ambulance trucks?

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The printing is reversed when viewed in a rear-
view automobile mirror and it will look correct.
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When was ambulance first written backwards?

im assuming that you mean the livery on vehicles. I cant find a specific date but i know that the livery was done this way because vehicle drivers may not be able to read the

What is that thing where they strap you in the ambulance truck?

A gurney or a stretcher, also called a cot by some departments.It's used to lift and carry patients and also to keep them stableduring transportation. It secures into the floo

Why is the word ambulance written backwards on the front of an ambulance?

So that drivers ahead of it on the road can read it (correctly) as AMBULANCE in their rear-view mirrors, and yield the right of way. If the word was not reversed, the drive

What is an ambulance?

An ambulance is an emergency vehicle used to transport sick orinjured people to hospital.
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Who is in an ambulance?

Ambulances are commonly staffed in two person crews. The type of licensure these people have depend on the type of ambulance they are operating in. There are two different typ
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Why the ambulance cars have ambulance written backwards?

You notice they only do this on the front of the vehicle. Whenlooked at through a rearview mirror, the word "ambulance" appearsnormal this way. This allows persons in vehicles
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What is ambulating?

It is a verb meaning to walk about and moving around.
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What is ambulate?

To walk about and move from place to place
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Why the word ambulance written backwards on the front of the Ambulance?

So when a driver looks into his rear-view mirror and there is an ambulance behind him, the word "Ambulance" looks as if it is the correct way around. If it were printed norma