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Truck driver response to crash recognised

5 October 2015

Driver Nigel Abbott, of Mark Thompson Transport, Warrington, became the first Driver First Assist member to receive a commendation from the police in recognition of his assistance at the scene of a road traffic collision earlier this year.

Driver First Assist is a not for profit organisation comprising drivers (DFAs) who have been trained to provide life saving first aid and manage the scene at a road traffic collision (RTC), prior to the arrival of the emergency services.

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