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Southern Ute Community Action Programs (SUCAP)
Section 4 – Right of Way
- SUCAP vehicles, when operating on the streets, have only the rights equal to those of any other vehicle on the road. You must not take the right-of-way from another vehicle on the assumption that the driver of the other vehicle will permit your vehicle to proceed.
- SUCAP vehicles should proceed only when it is safe to do so, regardless of the right-of-way. Whether or not a vehicle has the right-of-way will not be accepted as an excuse for a collision with a pedestrian or another vehicle. Drive defensively!
- Police and fire department vehicles, ambulances and other emergency vehicles have undisputed right-of-way. On approach of these vehicles, as indicated by a flashing light or audible signal, vehicles will be pulled as far to the right as possible and brought to a full stop. All vehicle doors must be kept closed while emergency vehicles are passing.