No person shall use or interfere with the traffic signal preemption system of the city designed for use by emergency vehicles to improve traffic movement by temporarily controlling signalized intersections, unless the person is an authorized emergency response employee who is using the system pursuant to that employment and an emergency exists and there is a threat of immediate danger to life or property that reasonably requires the use of the system in order to protect the life, safety, health or property of one or more persons. This section shall not apply to persons who are performing inspection, maintenance or repair work on the system authorized by the city.
(1992 Code, § 40-121)  (Ord. 07-04, passed 1-12-2004)