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SF 3410

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/20/2020 03:24pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to motor vehicles; allowing ambulances to not use an audible siren between
10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169.17.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169.17, is amended to read:


169.17 EMERGENCY VEHICLE.

new text begin (a) new text endThe speed limitations set forth in sections 169.14 to 169.17 do not apply to an
authorized emergency vehicle responding to an emergency call. Drivers of all emergency
vehicles shall sound an audible signal by siren and display at least one lighted red light to
the front, except thatnew text begin:
new text end

new text begin (1)new text end law enforcement vehicles shall sound an audible signal by siren or display at least
one lighted red light to the frontdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (2) an ambulance is not required to use an audible signal by siren between the hours of
10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
new text end

new text begin (b)new text end This provision does not relieve the driver of an authorized emergency vehicle from
the duty to drive with due regard for the safety of persons using the street, nor does it protect
the driver of an authorized emergency vehicle from the consequence of a reckless disregard
of the safety of others.