22.0350 Exemption from traffic laws-Driver’s duty.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 22.0350]

(a) The driver of an authorized emergency vehicle shall be exempt from the requirements of 22.0301 et seq., whenever such vehicle is driven in response to an emergency call, used in immediate pursuit of a suspected violator of the law, or is on other errands of great urgency.

(b) The driver of such vehicle may not exceed the maximum speed limit in the area in which he is traveling by more than 10 miles per hour.

(c) There is no maximum speed limit for police officers in the immediate pursuit of suspected violators of the law.

(d) This section may 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.

History: 1972, PL 12-65 § 1.