[Tagging] Emergency vehicle country-specific law

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Wed Mar 6 13:14:46 UTC 2019


On Sat, Mar 2, 2019 at 11:52 AM OSMDoudou
<19b350d2-b1b3-4edb-ad96-288ea1238eee at gmx.com> wrote:
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> > AFAIK emergency vehicles are exempt from limitations of traffic law (including oneway roads, forbidden access roads, speed limits, red lights, forbidden turns)
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> Belgian law requires they stop at traffic lights and exercise caution. Not only exercise caution, but explicitly stop. Also, they can’t go opposite direction of one-way streets, except motorways.
>

If there was an explosion due to a gas leak and the road is blocked by
debris, I guess they can go in the opposite direction of a one-way
street as well.

m.



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