ufaqWhat should our service do when it comes time to buy a new ambulance? February 25, 2022 A What should our service do when it comes time to buy a new ambulance? The first step is to plan well in advance; like a couple of years. The process should include talking with the state EMS office about current requirements and any changes in the works. Next is reviewing the current ambulance standards and other resources that are available regarding contemporary safety.