The Tesla emergency rescue sheet should be printed out and carried in every vehicle. This article explains why it can save lives.
What is the emergency response sheet?
Although the safety systems used in cars today make them safer and safer in the event of an accident, they increasingly lead to problems if the rescue services have to rescue the occupants. The rescue card helps the fire brigade to rescue the occupants. This shortens the rescue time and thus saves lives.
The knowledge of the position of airbags, sensors, gas pressure dampers and fuel tank is essential for the rescue teams in order to be able to free the persons trapped in a severely damaged vehicle as quickly as possible. In the case of electric cars, the battery with its power cables is also involved. When using tools for cutting body parts, it is essential to know the exact position of the cables and the location for the batteries emergency disconnection. At the scene of an accident, experts cannot always clearly identify this on the basis of the situation and condition of the accident vehicle. Therefore it is useful to have the information matching the vehicle available as soon as possible. This is exactly what is documented on the emergency rescue sheet and it’s for your exact vehicle model.
The rescue card is attached under the sun visor on the driver’s side. There it is quickly accessible for the rescue team. Exercises with fire brigades have shown that this can considerably shorten the rescue time.
Download the sheet for Tesla models
Tesla offers various information sheets as PDF files for download under this link. The different emergency rescue sheet are labeled with the file name “Quick response sheet – “.
The sheet should be printed in colour and stored behind the sun visor on the driver’s side.