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47-11-405.


47-11-405.
   
   A. Upon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle
   making use of audible and visual signals meeting the requirements of
   Section 12-218 of this act, or of a police vehicle properly and
   lawfully making use of an audible signal or red flashing lights, the
   driver of every other vehicle shall yield the right-of-way and shall
   immediately drive to a position parallel to, and as close as possible
   to, the right-hand edge or curb of the roadway clear of any
   intersection and shall stop and remain in such position until the
   authorized emergency vehicle has passed, except when otherwise
   directed by a police officer.
   
   B. This section shall not be construed to require a peace officer
   operating a police vehicle properly and lawfully in response to a
   crime in progress to use audible signals nor shall this section
   operate to relieve the driver of an authorized emergency vehicle from
   the duty to drive with due regard for the safety of all persons using
   the road or highway.
   

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