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Ambulance Victoria - Rural (RAV) had a fleet of some
 540 vehicles, & utilised a range of styles in different areas
 throughout Victoria depending on local area needs.

Please note the vehicles below represent RAV Vehicles as of 2008
when the Amalgamation took place and RAV ceased to exist

This page will soon be updated to represent
the current fleet in the near future

 
 
 

Mercedes 316 Sprinter

The Mercedes 316 Sprinter is now being superseded by the more powerful Mercedes 318 Sprinter frontline emergency response Ambulance in RAV. 

The rear patient compartment is designed in line with new OH&S guidelines, and with impute from on road Ambulance Officers.  Vehicles are fitted out by Mader International in Tasmania.

Cost of the current 316 is estimated at $140,000 each (fully equipped).

 
 
 

Mercedes 315 Sprinter

The Mercedes 315 Sprinter was introduced as the frontline emergency response Ambulance in RAV, replacing the aging Mercedes 316.  However due to it's underpowered 4 cylinder engine, it is now being replaced with the 6 Cylinder Mercedes 318 Sprinter.

Superior handling, driver comfort and a range of improved features in the rear patient compartment have led to the 315 being well accepted by staff

Cost of the current 315 is estimated at $170,000 each (fully equipped).

 
 
 

Mercedes 318 Sprinter

The Mercedes 318 Sprinter is currently being introduced as the frontline emergency response Ambulance in RAV, replacing the aging Mercedes 316 and the underpowered Mrecedes 315 Sprinters. 

Superior power and handling, driver comfort and a range of improved features in the rear patient compartment have led to the 318 being well accepted by staff

Cost of the current 318 is estimated at $170,000 each (fully equipped).

 
 
 

Holden Commodore Sedan

The Holden Sedans are used by RAV primarily as transportation vehicle of managers and other staff involved in duties other than patient care. 

On some occasions they can also be utilised in a first response capacity when stretcher vehicles are not available, or to provide additional resources rapidly to a scene.

 
 
 

Holden Commodore Station Wagon

The Holden wagons are used by RAV primarily as transportation vehicle for either staff involved in duties other than patient care, and for non urgent patient transports who do not require a stretcher. 

Like the sedan, the wagons can also be utilised in a first response capacity when stretcher vehicles are not available, or to provide additional resources rapidly to a scene.

 
 
 
Ford PTO Transit Van

The Ford Transit vans are used by the Patient Transport Officers (PTO) for the transportation of non emergency patient transfers. 

Capable of carrying 2 stretcher patients, they are extremely efficient in the non emergency role.

 

 
 
 
Toyota Troopcarrier 4WD

4WD ambulances are used throughout RAV in areas where it has been deemed inaccessible by the 2WD  Ambulance.  These areas include the snow fields and dense forested areas of the state.

A small number of 4WD Toyota TroopCarriers are in use.

 
 
 
Nissan Patrol 4WD

4WD ambulances are used throughout RAV in areas where it has been deemed inaccessible by the 2WD  Ambulance.    These areas include the snow fields and dense forested areas of the state.

A small number of 4WD Nissan Patrols remain in service, being replaced by the Toyota TroopCarriers.  The vehicles are fitted out by Superior Industries in Queensland at a cost of around $130,000 each.

 
 
 
Mercedes 316 Sprinter 4WD

4WD ambulances are used throughout RAV in areas where it has been deemed inaccessible by the 2WD  Ambulance. These areas include the snow fields and dense forested areas of the state.

A small number of 4WD Mercedes 316 Sprinters have been purchased, The vehicles are fitted out by Mader International in Queensland at a cost of around $130,000 each.

 
 
 
Snow Mobile

RAV uses a small number of Ski-Doos on the ski fields of Victoria.

 

 
 
 
Subaru Forrester

RAV has successfully adopted the Subaru Forrester as a rapid response non-patient transport vehicles used by the C.E.R.T. and a few Ambulance Stations.  

 
 
 
Ford Territory

Victoria's new Single Response Unit is based on the Ford Territory. It improved height over sedans and wagons and better storage capacity has made it the prime choice for the future.

 
 
 
Mercedes 416 CVAP

Ambulance Victoria's new Mercedes CVAP (Complex Patient Ambulance Vehicle) began being introduced into Service in small numbers in 2007 for the care and transport of morbid obese and critical care patients who require a range of medical equipment that will not fit into the standard Ambulance vehicle

 

 
 
 
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