Cab­bies to learn how to han­dle 999 emer­gen­cies

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The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire) - - NEWS -

Black cab driv­ers in Lon­don are to be trained to re­spond to med­i­cal emer­gen­cies and ter­ror at­tacks.

Taxi hail­ing app my­taxi has de­vel­oped a course to boost the “health, safety and peo­ple skills” of its 17,500 driv­ers in the cap­i­tal.

The Knowl­edge+ pro­gramme in­cludes life-sav­ing tech­niques such as car­diopul­monary re­sus­ci­ta­tion (CPR) and how to use a de­fib­ril­la­tor.

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