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Delaware Emergency Vehicle Light State Statutes

delaware Emergency vehicle lights in Delaware are defined by state statute 4106. Under this statute, fire department vehicles, police department vehicles, and vehicles used by the forestry department are considered emergency vehicles. Additionally, other vehicles can be authorized as emergency vehicles by federal, state, or local agencies.

Delaware Police Use Red Emergency Lights

Under Delaware state statute 14-96q(b) police in the state are required to use red emergency lights. This state statute extends to all police vehicles including rigs and cruisers.

Flashing Red Lights are Used by Delaware Ambulances

Delaware state statute 14-96q.9(c)(5)(E) requires all ambulances in the state to use red flashing lights.

delaware-state-flgAmbulances in Delaware Must Use Flashing Red Lights

According to the Delaware state statutes 14-96q.9(c)(5)(E), ambulances in Delaware must be equipped with red flashing emergency LED lights.

Delaware Tow Trucks and Wreckers are Permitted to Use Yellow/Amber Warning Lights

Under Delaware state statute 14-96q(C)(4)(A), tow truck and wrecker drivers are permitted to use yellow/amber warning lights on their vehicles.

For more information about what lights may be available to you, we suggest calling your State Highway Patrol office at: 302-739-5901

*Please note that these numbers are what we are currently able to find and the numbers may have changed since this listing.


Disclaimer: The emergency vehicle light state statute guide was created by Extreme Tactical Dynamics as a guide and reference. We make no claim to the accuracy or validity of this guide. This guide was written to the best of our knowledge and has been provided to our customers as a courtesy ONLY! The information in this guide is our interpretation of the law as we have read it. We cannot be held responsible for any errors as this is only our interpretation of the law and the laws are constantly changing. We cannot be held liable or responsible for any errors and recommend that our customers refer to their local authorities to confirm the particular statue that governs their use of emergency vehicle lights.

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