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Ambulance Membership Program Now Available For Residents

Big Bear, Ca, September 27, 2011, 3:00pm – Residents living within the Big Bear Valley can now take part in the Big Bear Valley Ambulance Membership Program.  The program is similar to the LifeCare program that was offered to residents for many years.  This service will give the residents of our valley added coverage if ambulance transportation is needed during an emergency.  The program referred to as AMP will cover co-payments or partial coverage if insurance is not available to pay. The cost for the membership for a year is $65, and will cover you, your dependants, unmarried children under 25 and other persons listed as dependants regularly living in your household.  According to the Big Bear City Fire Department, “this protection makes sense when you consider the average cost of an ambulance ride is $1200 to $1500 per use.”  To sign up a simple application and agreement can be mailed or dropped off at the Big Bear City Fire Department.  Call 585-2362 for more...

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Move Over Says Cal Trans

Big Bear, Ca July 13, 2011 1:00 pm – Starting today, drivers are being reminded to “Move Over” when they see the flashing lights of CHP, CalTrans, and other emergency vehicles.  Although the law requiring motorists to move over a lane when the flashing lights of an emergency vehicle are seen has been in place for a while, CalTrans workers in Southern California have been struck and killed on the job in 3 separate incidents recently.  The cluster of fatalities is prompting a statewide campaign to educate motorists about the law.  To raise public awareness, billboards are planned, announcements on television will be aired, and over 700 highway signs will be flashing the message, “Slow or Move Over for Workers, It’s the Law.” More information is available at:  http://www.dot.ca.gov/moveover/ [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30895.mp3|titles=Move Over Says CalTrans and...

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