Rescue Squad talks about safe driving.

DONATION: Mudgee Rescue Squad President Geoff Hawes receives a donation for $4000 for the squad’s campaign for a new truck from Double R Heavy Equipment Repairs Managing Director Rusty Russell following a safe
driving presentation to Double R staff.

The Mudgee Rescue Squad recently attended a training day held by Double R Heavy Equipment Repairs.
President Geoff Hawes presented with a focus on safe driving and awareness.
The Mudgee Rescue Squad, who specialise in the extraction of people trapped in vehicular accidents, talked specifically about excess speeding, tail gating, wildlife and driver fatigue.
Al] of which are contributing factors to motor vehicle accidents in the local region.
To show their appreciation of Mudgee Rescue Squad’s involvement in tile community. Double R donated $4000 towards the upgrading of the squad’s rescue truck.
Managing Director of Double R. Rusty Russell said that he was very impressed with the presentation.  “Geoff is a great presenter who was able to share valuable information with our team,” he said,  “His experiences on the scene of many serious accidents in our own community provided our team with real life examples of the effect of road accidents.  “Not only on the driver involved but also the knock on effect to friends, family and district.
“Double R would like to congratulate the Mudgee Rescue Squad on the exceptional service they provide to our community and encourage all to support their fund raising efforts for their rescue truck upgrade”.

Article by Sam Potts, Mudgee Guardian, October 26 2012
Photo by Sandy Smith Photography, Mudgee Guardian, October 26 2012