No person, without the consent of the Chief of the Fire Division or his assistant in command, shall drive any vehicle over any unprotected fire hose of the Fire Division within the corporate limits of the City. The driver of any moving vehicle, upon the approach of any fire engine or fire apparatus, shall immediately draw up the vehicle as near as possible to the right-hand curb and shall bring the vehicle to a standstill until after such fire engine or fire apparatus has passed. No vehicle, except by specific direction from the Chief of the Fire Division, or his assistant, shall follow, approach or park closer than 300 feet from a fire or fire apparatus. The provisions of this section shall not be construed to apply to vehicles carrying doctors, members of the Fire Division or drivers of ambulances when emergency calls require the abrogation of the fire traffic rules mentioned herein.
(1958 Code § 16.34)