Randolph County Bid 07-1001
Due Date: Thursday, October 25, 2007, 3:00P.M. EMS Ambulances
The emergency medical care vehicle, chassis, ambulance body, equipment, devices, medical accessories and electronic equipment to be delivered under this contract shall be standard commercial products, which meet or exceed the requirements of this specification. The ambulance shall comply with all Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS), the Federal regulations applicable or specified for the year of manufacture. The chassis, components and optional items shall be as represented in the manufacturer’s current technical data. Materials used in the construction shall be new and not less than the quality conforming to current engineering and manufacturing practices. Materials shall be free of defects and suitable for service intended.
It is the intent of these specifications that the manufacturer of these vehicles has the ability to manufacture a complete ambulance within their plant facility, except for the chassis. The basic modular body must be built “in house” by the manufacturing firm and not “farmed out” to another company, corporation or production site. Accessories such as light bars, sirens, etc…, are not considered as basic components of the modular body. The ambulance manufacturer must have significant experience in the construction of modular ambulance bodies and have built a minimum of 2,000 such bodies. In addition, the Bidder/Manufacturer must include with this bid, proof of $11,000,000.00 product liability coverage. .
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