§ 15-52. Following fire apparatus or ambulance.  

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  • (a)

    The driver of any vehicle other than one on official business shall not follow any fire apparatus traveling in response to a fire alarm closer than five hundred (500) feet or drive into or park such vehicle within the block where the fire apparatus has stopped to answer a fire alarm.


    No driver of a vehicle, except a driver on official business, may follow closer than five hundred (500) feet behind an ambulance when the flashing red lights of the ambulance are operating. No driver of a vehicle may drive or park his vehicle at an place where an ambulance has been summoned for an emergency call in a manner calculated to interfere with the arrival or departure of the ambulance.

(Ord. No. 7715, § 68, 8-4-77)

State law reference

Similar provisions, V.A.C.S. art. 6701d, § 100.

Cross reference

Fire prevention and control, Ch. 9.