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Ambulances face tight fit on narrower lanes of H-1

By June Watanabe

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 21, 2012

~~<p><strong>Question: </strong>With the narrowed lanes and shoulders on H-1 between Punahou Street and Pali Highway, what should drivers do during rush hour when all lanes are packed bumper to bumper and an ambulance is trying to get through? I observed this situation once, during pau hana traffic going Ewa. The ambulance and drivers had nowhere to go.</p>
<p><strong>Answer: </strong>The advice from the chief of the city Emergency Medical Services Division is for motorists to carefully move to the side to allow the ambulance to pass, if possible.</p>
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Question: With the narrowed lanes and shoulders on H-1 between Punahou Street and Pali Highway, what should drivers do during rush hour when all lanes are packed bumper to bumper and an ambulance is trying to get through? I observed this situation once, during pau hana traffic going Ewa. The ambulance and drivers had nowhere to go.

Answer: The advice from the chief of the city Emergency Medical Services Division is for motorists to carefully move to the side to allow the ambulance to pass, if possible. Login for more...



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