Firetruck Sirens: Are You Paying Attention?

When you hear sirens going off, a rule of the law states that you are supposed to slow down and pull to the side. A good reason for this is because police cars, firetrucks, and ambulances are expecting the roads to be clear.  Their urgent matters demand priority and a clear road.

Earlier this week a woman in an SUV crashed into a firetruck that was on its way to a house fire in Buena Park. The trucks lights and sirens were on, but that did not help prevent an accident from occurring.

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Each of us needs to learn to slow down on the road and try our best to be free of distractions – especially when authority vehicles are en route to a scene.  If you do not heed to the sound of a siren, you could end up in an accident or impede these vehicles from getting to their destination in a timely manner.

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