What are the regulations regarding use of the “Star of Life”?

February 25, 2022

The “Star of Life” is a certification mark that was issued in 1977 to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It is to be used on emergency medical care vehicles to certify that they meet Federal standards; by emergency medical care personnel to certify, based on their training and affiliation with qualified emergency medical care system, that they are authorized to provide emergency medical care; on road maps and highway signs to indicate the location of or access to qualified emergency medical care service; and such other EMS-related uses that the Administrator of NHTSA may authorize. Any other use is prohibited.

Star of Life Background, Specifications, and Criteria