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Ian Dunbar - Holmatro Rescue Consultant

"The best thing about knowledge is passing it on". Independent Rescue Consultant Ian Dunbar has travelled the world to train and exchange knowledge with rescuers from all nationalities. Read his blog posts below.

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  • The Future without Vehicle Extrication? 64

    The Future without Vehicle Extrication?

    By Ian Dunbar on Friday December 9, 2016

    Will vehicle extrication become obsolete in the future? You would think so if you follow the news about self-driving cars. But what about regional differences in progression? And the desire of human beings to be in control? Read more 0

  • The Importance of the Human Factor in Rescue 63

    The Importance of the Human Factor in Rescue

    By Ian Dunbar on Friday November 11, 2016

    When visiting the Brands Hatch Motor Racing Circuit I experienced the importance of the human factor in rescue at first hand. Read more 0

  • Degree of Difficulty 62

    Degree of Difficulty

    By Ian Dunbar on Friday August 12, 2016

    When it comes to rescue techniques, there's a clear difference in their degree of difficulty. For example, glass management is not as complex as a B-post rip. Should this inform how you plan your training? Read more 0

  • Dashboard Relocation - When, How and How Far? 61

    Dashboard Relocation - When, How and How Far?

    Friday April 8, 2016

    Sharing some valuable insights on the common technique of relocating the dashboard. Read more 0

  • Enthusiasm - The Key Ingredient for Training 60

    Enthusiasm - The Key Ingredient for Training

    Wednesday May 25, 2016

    Imagine this: You are asked to provide vehicle extrication training at a location abroad. Where you arrive in the pouring rain, after many hours of travelling by plane and car. Only to discover that your training vehicle doesn't have any wheels, windows, seats and so on. What do you do? A) Consider it an opportunity lost and skip most of the program? or B) Carry on with great enthusiasm? Read more 0