Blue Light Law

 YIELD FOR BLUE LIGHTS
 

NEW JERSEY STATE BLUE/RED LIGHT LAW 
N.J.S.A. 39:3-54.12

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

What This Means:
When approached by a vehicle with a blue or red light........
- You MUST pull over to the side of the road close to the right-hand curb and stop.
- Do not block any intersections.
- Do not follow emergency vehicles closer than 300 feet.
- Do not park closer than 200 feet.
Failure to yield is punishable under New Jersey State Law as a Moving Violation

 

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