Many current and passed pupils always ask how to deal with emergency service vehicles. This is a common question not only by them but also full and experienced licence holders.
This is a tricky one to answer as each situation that arises is different and unique in its own way. To begin lets take a look at this short video.
With this in mind you’ll find what happens in practice isn’t always the same as real life.
Here are some basic principles to follow;
• Keep calm, slow down and move over to the side of the road where possible.
• If you are near a large roundabout or maybe a traffic light controlled roundabout ensure you don’t put yourself in danger
• Don’t do anything illegal such as go through red traffic lights as you could be prosecuted.
For further information or advice check out the blue light aware page here.