Figure 2-14. Pistol-belt drag.
2-14. NECK DRAG
The neck drag is used to move a conscious or unconscious casualty for a short
distance when the rescuer needs to maintain a low silhouette (moving behind a low
wall, under a vehicle, or through a culvert, for example). Do not use the neck drag if
the casualty has a fractured arm or wrist. The neck drag is performed in the manner
a. Position the casualty on his back. Use the procedures given in
paragraph 2-4 to turn the casualty onto his back, if needed.
b. Tie the casualty's hands together with material that will not cut his wrists,
such as a muslin bandage or a field dressing. Do not tie the materials tight enough to
interfere with blood circulation. If the casualty is conscious, also have him interlock his