Blue Light Law

 STOP FOR BLUE LIGHTS

 
HELP YOUR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS!

NEW JERSEY STATE BLUE/RED LIGHT LAW
N.J.S.A. 39:3-54.12

Under NEW JERSEY STATE LAW, drivers of non-emergency vehicles shall yield the right of way to the vehicle of any member of a volunteer fire company, a volunteer first aid squad, or rescue squad displaying emergency warning lights as in the same manner as authorized (marked) emergency vehicles (N.J.S.A. 39:4-92).

What This Means:

When approached by a vehicle with a blue or red light........

- You MUST pull over to the side of the road close to the righthand curb.

- Don't block any intersections.

- Don't follow emergency vehicles closer than 300 feet.

- Don't park closer than 200 feet.

- Failure to yield is punishable under New Jersey State Law as a Moving Violation


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