4766-2-11 Use of lights and other warning devices.

(A) Permitted ambulance(s) and non-transport vehicles(s) bearing license plates issued under section 4503.49 of the Revised Code are considered public safety vehicles pursuant to division (E)(1) of section 4511.01 of the Revised Code.

(B) Permitted ambulance(s) and non-transport vehicle(s), when responding to emergency calls, may use emergency lights and audible warning devices pursuant to section 4511.041 of the Revised Code.

(C) Permitted ambulances and non-transport vehicles shall:

(1) Bear license plates issued under section 4503.49 of the Revised Code; or

(2) Comply with residency registration requirements set forth in section 4503.111 of the Revised Code.

(3) Permitted ambulance(s) and non-transport vehicle(s) owned and operated by a federal, state, county, city, or township or a service that qualifies for gratis license plates from the bureau of motor vehicles are not required to bear ambulance license plates or non-transport vehicle license plates.

Effective: 6/15/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 01/13/2017 and 03/15/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4766.03
Rule Amplifies: 4766.04, 4511.041
Prior Effective Dates: 07/02/2009, 09/26/2014