State of New Jersey

Blue Emergency Light Law

N.J.S.A. 39:3-54.12


Under the above law mentioned, drivers of non-emergency vehicles shall yield to the right of way to the vehicle of any member of a volunteer fire company, volunteer first aid squad or rescue squad displaying warning emergency lights, as in the same manner as authorized or "marked" emergency vehicles. (N.J.S.A. 39:4-92)


When noticing a vehicle displaying an emergency warning light...

- You MUST pull over to the side of the road closest to the right hand curb

- DO NOT block any intersections

- DO NOT follow emergency vehicles closer than 300 feet


Failure to comply to any of the above mentioned is punishable under the New Jersey State Law as a

moving violation.


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