# Question: How far behind any moving emergency vehicle displaying flashing warning lights and sounding a siren should you stay?

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## How many feet behind a fire truck with lights flashing responding to an emergency must you remain?

Stay at least 500 feet behind any moving emergency vehicle (fire truck, ambulance, patrol car) displaying flashing warning lights and sounding a siren.

## How far away should you be from an emergency vehicle?

Even after an emergency vehicle has passed, you should keep your vehicle at a safe distance behind it. While rules can also vary by state, a general rule of thumb is to stay 500 feet behind an emergency vehicle, says the City of Madison Fire Department.

## When you see a vehicle displaying flashing lights or you hear a siren you are required to?

D. Merge into the right lane and continue driving. Yield the right-of-way to any approaching emergency vehicle that is using its flashing lights or siren, regardless of its direction of travel. You must immediately drive to the right side of the road and stop until the emergency vehicle has passed.

## When you encounter an emergency vehicle with flashing lights and a siren What must you do?

When you encounter an emergency vehicle with flashing lights and a siren, What must you do? Pull as close to the right edge of the road as possible and stop until the emergency vehicle(s) has passed.

## What should you do if an emergency vehicle is approaching you from behind with sirens and flashing lights?

You must yield the right-of-way to a police car, fire engine, ambulance, or other emergency vehicle that uses a siren and flashing lights. Pull as close to the right of the road as possible and stop until the emergency vehicle(s) has passed.

## How many feet do you stay away from a truck in order for them to see you?

What is the distance you must stay behind an emergency vehicle? Stay at least 500 feet behind any moving emergency vehicle (fire truck, ambulance, patrol car) displaying flashing warning lights and sounding a siren.

## When you see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights you must?

When you see an emergency vehicle using its lights or hear it using its siren, you must immediately pull over to the curb or side of the road and stop.

## When an emergency vehicle approaches and you are in the middle of an intersection you should?

At the approach of an emergency vehicle…

Move your vehicle to the right, if at all possible. Then, come to a complete stop, and wait. Remember, “Move to the right for sirens and lights.” Stay put at an intersection stop sign or traffic light, if you cannot pull to the right.

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## When an emergency vehicle approaches and you are in the middle of an intersection you should quizlet?

If you are in an intersection, drive out of it before you pull over. You must pull over and stop for an emergency vehicle even if it is coming toward you in the opposite lane of a two-way roadway.

## When you see an emergency vehicle responding to an emergency you are required to?

State law dictates that vehicles yield to emergency vehicles that are operating their emergency lights and siren. Emergency vehicle drivers are taught to pass on the left whenever possible when responding in an emergency mode. When safe, slow down, pull over to the right, and stop.