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(A) Upon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle making use of audible and visual signals meeting the requirements of this chapter, or a police vehicle properly and lawfully making use of an audible or visual signal, 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 highway clear of any intersection, and shall, if necessary to permit the safe passage of the emergency vehicle, stop and remain in that position until the authorized emergency vehicle has passed, unless 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.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 11-907(a), (b)) ('64 Code, § 21-68) (Ord. 7140, passed 8-20-85) Penalty, see § 70.999
Additional offenses; statutory penalties, see ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 11-907