In today’s times of financial and staffing strains, both career and volunteer firefighters are being asked to do more with less. One of the most underutilized positions within the fire service is the engine driver. The engine driver needs to be a proactive position operating with safety in mind. This course will give attendees a look at how to utilize the driver focusing on four key elements. The role of a driver is not just about water, but to assist with size-up, ensure proper positioning, crew accountability, being a safety officer, various tasks that can be accomplished to help ensure a positive outcome.