[Tagging] Clarification unclassified vs residential
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Sat Mar 2 00:35:18 UTC 2019
On Sat, 2 Mar 2019 at 00:22, Sergio Manzi <smz at smz.it> wrote:
> On 2019-03-02 00:59, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
> Being picky, but (at least out here) they're not exempt, they're just
> allowed to break them :-) eg in an emergency, an ambulance can go through a
> red light, but if they cause an accident by doing so, the driver will be
> charged (& they have been)
> Sorry, but I'm inclined to categorize the above as BS, or "fake news", if
> you prefer, until you provide evidence (in which case I'll apologize and
> eat my words).
http://www.ukemergency.co.uk/blue-light-use/ scroll down to, or search for,
"Exemptions from Road Signs." Applies in UK, may be subject to change by
Essentially if they cause an accident by jumping a red light they're in the
shit. Because they're
allowed to go through a red light only if it is necessary AND it is safe to
do so. If they end up
causing an accident, it obviously wasn't safe to do so.
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