Every Second Counts A first responders uses an extrication tool to safely practice how to help a victim trapped in a vehicle. Every Second Counts State Farm partners with the National Auto Body Council to provide vehicles for First Responder Emergency Extrication events around the country. Every Second Counts First responders benefit from training they receive from FREE events because it exposes them to newer cars with high-strength steel and battery-operated vehicles. Omaha, Neb., 26 July 2018 | 01:39 PM America/Chicago Every Second Counts First responders’ priority is to get victims to safety following an accident. Sometimes that means using extrication tools to cut open vehicles. Vehicle body shops around the country offer training events, called First Responder Emergency Extrication (FREE) events, to teach first responders to use the tools safely, efficiently and effectively in a controlled environment. State Farm® has been working in partnership with the National Auto Body Council to provide vehicles to be used in these trainings since 2006. During FREE events, responders learn how to deal with multiple airbags, high-strength steel, electric battery cars and more.