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Doctors can use green flashing lights (and sometimes blue) on their vehicles to attend emergencies.

This red Massey-Ferguson 240 is used as an emergency doctor vehicle on the …

This red Massey-Ferguson 240 is used as an emergency doctor vehicle on the small Channel Island of Sark. Notice the ‘doctor’ sign on the sun visor and the LED flashing lights on the windscreen.
The rear view. The rear plate reads ‘doctor’ as it is normal to have the owner’s name shown in place of any official registration plate system on the island. The red box is the patient transportation system! It consists of one seat and a storage box. It is lifted off the ground when the tractor is in motion. The cab only has one seat so this bespoke box is essential to transport patients.
Here is the vehicle in use on a misty day showing the red and blue flashing lights.
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RO11 YJG This Porsche Cayenne is the vehicle used to support the British …

RO11 YJG This Porsche Cayenne is the vehicle used to support the British Touring Car Championship for 2011. It is an updated model from the previous year and is supplied by Porsche for the events. It carries its true registration plates when on the public road.
Prior to setting out for the day, the paramedic alters the flash patterns on the light bar by touching the centre with a magnetic aerial.
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This Mercedes Benz C63 AMG estate is used in Formula One races …

This Mercedes Benz C63 AMG estate is used in Formula One races around the world as the medical car. It is driven by driven by Dr Jacques Tropenat and also carries FIA’s chief medical delegate, Dr Gary Hartstein and medical equipment. The 6.3-litre V8 car has been described as the fastest ambulance on the planet and Mercedes have improved it over the road-going version. It is seen here on a demonstration run with two photographers hanging out of it.
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This golf kart has been adapted to be used by doctors supporting …

This golf kart has been adapted to be used by doctors supporting the British Touring Car Championship races around the UK. It has a BTCC badge on the front and a green strobing beacon on the roof. It is only used to drive around the paddock, not on public roads, and therefore in unregistered, carrying “doctor” signs in place of registration plates.
The rear view of this unusual electric four-seater left-hand drive kart.
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This Porsche Cayenne Turbo is used as an emergency …

This Porsche Cayenne Turbo is used as an emergency medical support vehicle for the British Touring Cars Championship. It is seen following the cars on the first lap when the chance of accidents is greatest. It also caries out this role in all of the support races.
The rear view. A doctor, a surgeon and a paramedic are driven by an experienced racing driver. In previous years, this car was fitted with green flashing lights, but since 2009 has had blue lights fitted for use on-track.
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EA08 TLZ This Skoda Octavia vrs is a 2008 …

EA08 TLZ This Skoda Octavia vrs is a 2008 addition to London HEMS’s fleet. It is the first vehicle to carry prominent advertising for sponsor Saints Transport. It is fitted with a blue/green roof light bar, dashboard flasher unit and leds behind the grille.
The rear view of the Skoda. “Not in use” signs can be seen as the vehicle awaits being made operational.
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