Results for - Yielding for Emergency Vehicles

1,896 voters participated in this survey
When emergency vehicles (police, fire trucks, ambulance) are driving with lights flashing and/or sirens other vehicles on the road are supposed to pull over to allow them full access to all available lanes. Do you pull over and stop like you are supposed to in this situation?

1. When emergency vehicles (police, fire trucks, ambulance) are driving with lights flashing and/or sirens other vehicles on the road are supposed to pull over to allow them full access to all available lanes. Do you pull over and stop like you are supposed to in this situation?

Yes
83%
1,567 votes
No
8%
151 votes
If it looks like I absolutely have to, but otherwise no.
6%
111 votes
We do not have emergency vehicles where I live.
4%
67 votes

2. I see a lot of people ignore this rule and have seen some really close calls. Have you also seen situations where a driver refuses to stop and the emergency vehicle has to stop or wait for them to get out of the way in order to continue on their way?

Yes
59%
1,127 votes
No
35%
670 votes
We do not have emergency vehicles where I live.
5%
99 votes

3. Have you ever seen an accident caused by a vehicle not stopping for an emergency vehicle?

Yes
13%
244 votes
No
82%
1,551 votes
We do not have emergency vehicles where I live.
5%
101 votes

4. It truly bothers me to know someone is in crisis waiting for the police, firefighters, or EMTs and someone who is in a hurry doesn't yield because they think their life matters more. Do you feel the same way?

Yes
76%
1,439 votes
No
11%
201 votes
Unsure
9%
169 votes
We do not have emergency vehicles where I live.
5%
87 votes
11/27/2015 Living 1896 45 By: dvtinker

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