A series of graphic standards were updated, including the increased use of retroreflective striping in the rear of the apparatus to provide a consistent identifiable set of markings for all fire apparatus. Click here to see these standards in detail. >
Seat belt length
This standard was developed as a result of in-depth anthropometric study evaluating the average size of today’s fully dressed firefighter. Click here to see this standard in detail. >
Seat belt warning systems
A series of NFPA standards were created to help ensure all occupants are properly belted. Click here to see these standards in detail. >
A number of standards were developed to enhance step and work surface lighting for safety. Click here to see these standards in detail. >
Rollover stability was also a focus, including requirements for tire pressure indicators. Click here to these standards in detail. >
The NFPA enhanced standards pertaining to aerial control technologies, enabling short jacking and envelope controls.