The drivers of authorized New York Emergency vehicles such as a Long Island, Queens, or New York City police vehicle, fire department vehicle, or ambulance involved in an emergency operation may run a red light, speed, and disregard regulations governing directions of movement and turn. However, the driver of an authorized Long Island / New York City / Queens emgergency vehicle involved in an emergency operation must still drive with due regard for the safety of all people.
If you have been involved in a Long Island, New York City or Queens car accident with a police car, fire truck / car, ambulance, or other emergency vehicle, please contact our New York City and Long Island emergency vehicle accident lawyers as soon as possible before your claims become stale and/or expire.
If you have been involved in a Long Island, Queens, or other New York City emergency vehicle accident, do not assume that you cannot recover compensation for your serious injuries. Most authorized emergency vehicles in New York must sound off an audible signal as may be reasonable necessary and when equiped display their light(s).
Even when an authorized emergency vehicle in Long Island, Queens / New York City is involved in an emergency operation with its color lights and sirens on, the emergency vehicle driver / operator may not drive with reckless disregard for the safety of others. Please contact our Long Island, New York City, and Queens emergency vehicle accident attorneys immediately to preserve your rights and claims under the law.
Although Long Island, Queens, & New York City authorized emergency vehicles in an emergency operation may run a red light or stop sign with their sirens and lights on, they must exercise due regard by slowing down as may be necessary for safe operation. Excessive speed may also meet the legal definition of reckless disregard. If you have been hit by a Long Island or New York City emergency vehicle, please do not delay and contact our experienced New York emergency vehicle lawyers for a free consultation.
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