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Technology 101: Our Brave Fire Rescue Service

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Red has been the universal colour of fire rescue trucks all around the world whilst yellow or green is the usual colour for fire rescue trucks stationed at airports (as it is more visible in low lights). Image source: Wikiwand

Some of them are capable of carrying up to 17,000 litres of water in the truck. Given the vast types of truck manufacturers and fire fighting equipment suppliers, every country had its unique fire trucks based on the infrastructure and fire fighting missions.

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Driving Skills 101: No Reason to Disrespect Emergency Service Vehicle!!

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(An emergency service vehicles refer to the ambulance, fire truck or the police vehicles that have their sirens and their strobe lights on. Image source: Thgusstavo Santana from Pexels)

The siren and the strobes are on for a very important reason – it is to warn other road users to take notice and give way to these emergency service vehicles to move faster and reach their destinations as quickly as possible.… [Click to read the rest] “Driving Skills 101: No Reason to Disrespect Emergency Service Vehicle!!”

Trip to Cape Verde 2019: Part 3 – Scary Flight And Return to Lisbon

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(Calm before the storm – this was taken just before we took off from Lisbon to Cape Verde)

This is our final leg of the journey from KL to Cape Verde and this time, we changed the airline from Emirates to TAP Air Portugal, flying on the smaller Airbus A320. And given the fact that we have been on transit in Lisbon for the last 8 hours, we were very anxious to get to our next flight and reach our final destination to Cape Verde for a hot shower, clean change of clothes and a good sleep on a soft bed.

We lined up at the boarding counter, cleared by the TAP staff after verifying the cabin luggage size and went down to catch the shuttle bus to the plane.

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