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S.F. No. 2977 - Slowing down for Stopped Emergency Vehicles and Other Vehicles
 
Author: Senator Michael P. Goggin
 
Prepared By: Alexis C. Stangl, Senate Counsel (651/296-4397)
 
Date: March 28, 2018



 

S.F. 2977 requires a driver to slow down to a speed that is reasonable and prudent under the circumstances, if possible, when passing a stopped emergency vehicle with its lights on (section 1) or for a stopped freeway service patrol vehicle, road maintenance vehicle, utility company vehicle, or construction vehicle with its lights activated (section 2). Both sections are effective on August 1, 2018.

 
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