Emergency Abbreviations: A = Alpha. B = Bravo, C= Charlie, etc.

PRINT OUT AND KEEP HANDY:
“When anyone calls 10111 – or any other emergency service we often find that the operator gets the street name and address incorrect:
1. Learn to spell your street name using the following – this way SAP vans/vehicles as well as ambulances and fire trucks will be given a proper spelling of the street.
2. Make very sure that your home is CLEARLY MARKED – the numbers are all to often VERY difficult to see – also making response time longer.
A = ALPHA.
B = BRAVO.
C = CHARLIE.
D = DELTA.
E = ECHO.
F = FOXTROT.
G = GOLF.
H = HOTEL.
I = INDIA.
J = JULIET.
K = KILO.
L = LIMA.
M = MIKE.
N = NOVEMBER.
O = OSCAR.
P = PAPPA.
Q = QUEBEC.
R = ROMEO.
S = SIERRA.
T = TANGO.
U = UNIFORM.
V = VICTOR.
W = WHISKEY.
X = XRAY.
Y = YANKEE
Z = ZULU.
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• ABBREVIATION TABLE •
BOLO – Be On Look Out
MVA – Motor Vehicle Accident
MBA – Motorbike Accident
PVA – Pedestrian Vehicle Accident
LMV – Light Motor Vehicle (car/taxi)
HMV – Heavy Motor Vehicle (truck/bus)
LMVA – Light Motor Vehicle Accident
HMVA – Heavy Motor Vehicle Accident
Standby – Reporting, get back to you now
Mobile / En route – On the way
EMS – Emergency Services
ETA – Estimated time of arrival
LDV – Light Duty Vehicle (Car/Bakkie)
DUI – Driving Under the Influence

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