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Upon the approach of any Police or Fire Department vehicle, or public or private ambulance or rescue squad emergency service vehicle, giving a warning signal by appropriate light and by audible bell, siren, or exhaust whistle; audible under normal conditions from a distance not less than 1,000 feet; the driver of every other vehicle shall immediately drive the same to a position as near as possible and parallel to the right-hand edge or curb, clear of any intersection of streets or highways, and shall stop and remain in that position, unless otherwise directed by a police or traffic officer, until the Police or Fire Department vehicle, or public or private ambulance or rescue squad emergency service vehicle, shall have passed.
(1983 Code, § 9-2) (Res. passed 4-20-1962) Penalty, see § 70.99
Similar provisions, see G.S. § 20-157