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CHAPTER 263-S.F.No. 2028 An act relating to traffic regulations; requiring medical emergency vehicle to sound both audible signal and display lighted red light when responding to emergency; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 169.17. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 169.17, is amended to read: 169.17 [EMERGENCY VEHICLES.] The 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 that law enforcement vehicles
or medical emergency vehiclesshall sound an audible signal by siren or display at least one lighted red light to the front. 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. Presented to the governor March 2, 1998 Signed by the governor March 4, 1998, 10:12 a.m.
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