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Is It An Emergency Vehicle?

... He was also driving his personal vehicle as if it were an emergency vehicle and he was wrong to do this. Not only did he confuse other ... get there." References: Definition of Emergency Vehicle - Section 1 MVA Exemption for Emergency Vehicles - ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/08/06 - 07:41 - 0 comments

Yielding to an Emergency Vehicle

... driver doesn’t need to know. On the approach or an emergency vehicle, police, fire or ambulance, that is sounding a siren and ... of an intersection, STOP, and REMAIN STOPPED until the emergency vehicle has passed. A driver doesn’t have to consider who is ...

DriveSmartBC - 2018/05/30 - 08:38 - 5 comments

Emergency Vehicles and the Traffic Rules

... on the highway The nature of the use being made of the emergency vehicle at the time The Emergency Vehicle Driving Regulation places additional conditions on the ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/05/26 - 13:52 - 2 comments

Yielding to Emergency Vehicles

... because they don't often get to practice. When an emergency vehicle approaches that is showing a flashing red light and sounding ... and stop. You must remain stopped until the emergency vehicle has passed by. It does not matter which direction the ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/08/05 - 17:44 - 0 comments

Good Cop, Bad Cop!

... Exemption For Emergency Vehicles - Section 122 MVA Emergency Vehicle Driving Regulation (Police) ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/08/06 - 07:42 - 0 comments

Stopping for Police

... my responsibility to deal with. The presence of an emergency vehicle should not come as a surprise to any driver unless their ... and State Name - Section 73(1) MVA Approach of Emergency Vehicle - Section 177 MVA (Emergency Vehicles, Police, ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/08/05 - 11:05 - 0 comments

Yielding to an Emergency Vehicle

... don't have to pull over and stop on the approach of an emergency vehicle anymore. People that they have spoken with think that it is now acceptable to slow down, move over and let the emergency vehicle pass them by. This is not correct! When an emergency ...

DriveSmartBC - 2018/05/30 - 08:38 - 0 comments

Military Police Powers

... have to stop for the Military Police. The definition of emergency vehicle in the Motor Vehicle Act includes a vehicle driven by a ... References: Section 1 MVA - Definition of Emergency Vehicle Paragraph 16 - Violation Ticket Administration and ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/08/05 - 17:47 - 0 comments

Too Many Sirens

... in Part 3 of the Motor Vehicle Act the operator of an emergency vehicle must operate emergency equipment which consists of flashing ... for Emergency Vehicles - Section 122 MVA Emergency Vehicle Driving Regulation - Motor Vehicle Act Emergency ...

DriveSmartBC - 2018/05/30 - 08:38 - 0 comments

Priority for Emergency Vehicles at Traffic Lights

... the signals have been set and will remain set until the emergency vehicle passes. After this has happened, they will turn off and the ... priority lights in operation but cannot see or hear an emergency vehicle? Is the emergency vehicle not yet visible as in this case or ...

DriveSmartBC - 2018/01/22 - 11:54 - 3 comments

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