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  • The driver's seat of the regional driving simulator is surrounded by screens used to project roadway scenarios.
  • The regional driving simulator was largely (90%) funded by a FEMA grant and shared between 12 area departments.
  • Each area department hosts the driving simulator for one month per year for training.
  • The driver's seat of the regional driving simulator is surrounded by screens used to project roadway scenarios.
  • Villa Park Fire Department members trained using the driving simulator during the month of September.
  • The Regional Driving Simulator allows firefighters to train in simulated adverse weather and driving conditions.
  • The Regional Driving Simulator allows firefighters to train in simulated adverse weather and driving conditions.
  • The simulator allows for a variety of training scenarios including weather conditions like rain and ice as well as hazards posed by other drivers.
  • The simulator allows for a variety of training scenarios including weather conditions like rain and ice as well as hazards posed by other drivers.
  • The driver's seat of the regional driving simulator is surrounded by screens used to project roadway scenarios.

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