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The blood services are responsible for moving human blood around the country. They coordinate the collection of people’s blood and its subsequent transportation. Some services are charities that use volunteers; other services are run by the NHS.

LD58 DNO A Yamaha FJR that is used as a special blood bike to replenish sticks carried …

LD58 DNO A Yamaha FJR that is used as a special blood bike to replenish sticks carried by the Kent Air Ambulance. It is the first bike of its type and is an ex-police bike that is now operated by SERV Kent. The bike goes to the air base each night to swap unused blood for fresh.
The side of the bike. The bike is also able to replenish the air ambulance at an emergency scene if required.
The rear of the FJR. The bike is fitted with blue lights and siren and is registered as an emergency vehicle and the blue lights are used by trained, experienced riders. Note the covert blue lights in the indicator clusters rather than a traditional light pole fitted to the pannier.
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