NRS 484B.267 Operation of vehicle on approach of authorized emergency vehicle or official vehicle of regulatory agency.

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NRS 484B.267 Operation of vehicle on approach of authorized emergency vehicle or official vehicle of regulatory agency.

1.  Upon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle or an official vehicle of a regulatory agency, making use of flashing lights meeting the requirements of subsection 3 of NRS 484A.480, the driver of every other vehicle shall yield the right-of-way and shall immediately drive to a position parallel to, and as close as possible to, the right-hand edge or curb of a highway clear of any intersection and shall stop and remain in such position until the authorized emergency vehicle or official vehicle has passed, except when otherwise directed by a law enforcement officer.

2.  Upon approaching an authorized emergency vehicle or an official vehicle of a regulatory agency which is moving or preparing to move in any direction, including, without limitation, arriving at or leaving the scene of a crash or other incident, and making use of flashing lights meeting the requirements of subsection 3 of NRS 484A.480, the driver of any other vehicle shall, except when otherwise directed by a law enforcement officer:

(a) Decrease the speed of his or her vehicle to a speed that is reasonable and proper, pursuant to the criteria set forth in subsection 1 of NRS 484B.600;

(b) Proceed with caution;

(c) Be prepared to stop;

(d) If the authorized emergency vehicle or official vehicle of a regulatory agency is moving in the same direction of travel as the driver, not drive abreast of or overtake the authorized emergency vehicle or official vehicle of a regulatory agency;

(e) If possible, drive in a lane that is not adjacent to the lane in which the authorized emergency vehicle or official vehicle of a regulatory agency is moving, unless roadway, traffic, weather or other conditions make doing so unsafe or impossible; and

(f) If the authorized emergency vehicle or official vehicle of a regulatory agency:

(1) Approaches the driver’s vehicle, proceed as required pursuant to subsection 1; or

(2) Stops, proceed as required pursuant to NRS 484B.607.

3.  As used in this section, “preparing to move” means any indication that is visible to an approaching driver that an authorized emergency vehicle or an official vehicle of a regulatory agency is about to move, including, without limitation:

(a) A movement of the vehicle; or

(b) The use of hand signals by the driver of the vehicle.

(Added to NRS by 1969, 1495; A 1985, 26; 1993, 1445; 1995, 577; 2017, 1293) — (Substituted in revision for NRS 484.323)

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