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Title 13 . Public Safety
Chapter 2 . General Provisions
Section 520. Following authorized emergency vehicle; interference at scene of accident; crossing fire hose

13 AAC 02.520. Following authorized emergency vehicle; interference at scene of accident; crossing fire hose

(a) A driver of a vehicle, other than one on official business with respect to the emergency to which an emergency vehicle is responding, may not follow an authorized emergency vehicle traveling in response to an emergency and displaying visual or audible signals, as required by sec. 517 of this chapter, closer than 500 feet. A driver may not stop, stand or park his vehicle within 500 feet of fire apparatus stopped in answer to a fire alarm.

(b) No person may stop or park a vehicle in the vicinity of an accident or other emergency so as to interfere with the movement of emergency vehicles or injured persons, or create additional hazards to the safety of persons by blocking the visibility of flares or other emergency signaling devices.

(c) No person may drive a vehicle over an unprotected fire hose when laid down on a street, private road, driveway or other location when it is being used in response to an emergency call, unless authorized, or directed to do so by a fireman.

History: In effect before 7/28/59; am 12/15/61, Register 3; am 8/10/66, Register 22; am 12/31/69, Register 31; am 6/28/79, Register 70

Authority: AS 28.05.011

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