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Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
Status of Legislation - First Reading Bill
An Act to Amend the Motor Vehicle Act +
 
Legislature :
56
Session :
4
Bill No. :
29
Member :
Mr. Carl Urquhart
First Reading :
2010-2-3
Second Reading :
2010-2-11
Committee of the Whole :
2010-4-16
Amended :
2010-4-16
Third Reading :
2010-4-16
Royal Assent :
2010-4-16
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Amendment :Section 1

Strike out subsection 168.1(1) and substitute the following:

168.1(1) If an authorized emergency vehicle equipped with at least one lighted lamp exhibiting a flashing red light visible from the front of the vehicle is stopped on a highway, the driver of a vehicle travelling on the same side of the highway shall slow down and proceed with caution, having due regard for traffic on the highway, the condition of the highway and the weather conditions, to ensure that the driver does not collide with the authorized emergency vehicle or endanger any person outside the authorized emergency vehicle.

Section 1

Strike out subsection 168.1(2) and substitute the following:

168.1(2) If an authorized emergency vehicle equipped with at least one lighted lamp exhibiting a flashing red light visible from the front of the vehicle is stopped on a highway with two or more lanes for traffic on the same side of the highway, the driver of a vehicle travelling in the same lane that the authorized emergency vehicle is stopped or in a lane that is adjacent to the authorized emergency vehicle, in addition to slowing down and proceeding with caution as required by subsection (1), shall move into another lane if such movement can be made with safety.

Section 1

In subsection 168.1(3) by adding “authorized” after “passing the stopped”.

Section 1

Strike out subsection 168.1(4).


Add after section 1 the following:

1.1 Schedule A of the Act is amended by adding after


168(2)          E

the following :

168.1(1)       E
168.1(2)       E








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Legend
* Private Bill
** Bill referred to Standing Committee on Law Amendments
+ Private Member's Public Bill
++ Motion for second reading defeated
+++ Debate at second reading adjourned
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