§ 71.048  OPERATION OF VEHICLES ON APPROACH OF AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLES.
   (A)   Upon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle making use of audible and visual signals meeting the requirements of the laws of this state, or of a police vehicle properly and lawfully-making use of audible and visual signals, meeting the requirements of the law of this state or of a police vehicle properly and lawfully making use of an audible signal or red flashing light, 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 intersection, and shall stop and remain in such position until the authorized emergency vehicle has passed, except when otherwise directed by a police officer.
   (B)   This section shall not be construed to require a peace officer operating a police vehicle properly and lawfully in response to a crime in progress to use audible signals, nor shall this section 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.
(47 O.S. § 11-405)  (`83 Code, § 15-212)  (Ord. 98-49, passed 12-21-98)  Penalty, see § 71.999
Statutory reference:
   Authorized emergency vehicles and their equipment, see 47 O.S. §§ 11-106,  and 12-218