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Moving over a red light line to let an emergency vehicle through
Soadfan1
post Sun, 21 Jul 2019 - 19:45
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So this just happened today, In Walthamstow, London.

Situation was that I was in the right lane of 2 lanes of traffic stationary at a red light. An emergency vehicle sped up behind me flashing and beeping.

After a few second deliberation I made sure evetyhingf was safe and edged forward about 6 yards through the red light into the junction and he sped past and I reversed back again.

At this particular junction there is no other traffic moving into the unction whilst our lights are red so it was not dangerous so to speak.

I just assumed that would obviously be the right thing to do, however since I have read that you can actually be fined for such an event.

Please tell me this isnt true, because it would be disgusting.

Am I likely to receive anything, and can it easily be appealed?

Thanks
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post Mon, 5 Aug 2019 - 20:47
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Update:

Never received anything for this and I assume it would be under the usual 14 day period for a NIP?

Thanks for the replies though guys.
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