CHAPTER 351

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 493

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 41, TITLE 21, DELAWARE

CODE CONCERNING EMERGENCY VEHICLES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 34. Amend §4134 of Chapter 41, Title 21, Delaware Code, by striking said section in its entirety and insert in lieu thereof a new section to read as follows:

§4134. Operation of vehicles on approach of authorized emergency vehicles

(a) Upon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle making use of audible or visual signals, or of a police vehicle properly and lawfully making use of an audible signal only; 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 the roadway clear of any intersections and shall relinquish the right of way until the authorized emergency vehicle has passed, except when otherwise directed by a police officer.

(b) This section shall not operate to relieve the driver of an authorized emergency vehicle from the duty to drive with due regard for the safety of all persons using the highway.

Approved June 7, 1974.