Failure to yield to an emergency vehicle

Discussion in 'Flatbed Trucking Forum' started by Badmon, Sep 16, 2019.

  1. Badmon

    Badmon Medium Load Member

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    I mean is this guy serious. I wonder why he thinks his mirrors are there

     
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  2. shogun

    shogun Road Train Member

    Must not have been a big emergency if he can take 13 minutes on a traffic stop to write a ticket while supposedly en route to a call.
     
  3. MACK E-6

    MACK E-6 Moderator Staff Member

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    I suppose that other trooper didn’t need the help after all.
     
  4. shogun

    shogun Road Train Member

    And he increased the likelihood of a wreck stopping a vehicle in rush hour traffic for a ticket. Lots of rubberneckers.
     
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  5. Lyle H

    Lyle H Medium Load Member

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    You guys bashing the cop don’t know what the emergency was or if it got handled before the officer pulled the truck over.

    But you do know that the truck should have moved over sooner.

    Why aren’t you bashing him?
     
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  6. HoneyBadger67

    HoneyBadger67 Heavy Load Member

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    It wasn't 2 miles, either. No siren, only lights, it must have been a donut run or an illegal search and seizure going on.
     
  7. "semi" retired

    "semi" retired Road Train Member

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    Busting a trucker with all them fancy lights clearly sets precedence.
     
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  8. AModelCat

    AModelCat Road Train Member

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    So why didn't the guy in the orange flatdeck pull over? Or is it not law in the US that all vehicles must pull over to the nearest shoulder and stop for an emergency vehicle?
     
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  9. HoneyBadger67

    HoneyBadger67 Heavy Load Member

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    Divided highway, 2 lanes each direction, only the left lane needs to be clear. Non-divided highway, turn lane in the middle, everyone is supposed to move over/stop.

    Of course, you also get the fidiots who move over AND slow down for a traffic stop in progress when the signs say move OR slow down....
     
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  10. AModelCat

    AModelCat Road Train Member

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    Learn something every day. Where I am it only applies to traffic on the same side of the divide as the emergency vehicle.
     
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