§ 31-12-7. Privileges allowed emergency vehicles.
The driver of an authorized emergency vehicle may:
(1) Park or stand, irrespective of the provisions of any law;
(2) Proceed past a red or stop signal or stop sign, but only after slowing down as may be necessary for safe operation;
(3) Exceed the prima facie speed limits so long as he or she does not endanger life or property;
(4) Disregard regulations governing direction of movement or turning in specified directions.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 21, § 5; P.L. 1952, ch. 2937, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 31-12-7.)