2018 Arkansas Code
Title 27 - Transportation
Subtitle 2 - Motor Vehicle Registration and Licensing
Chapter 16 - Driver's Licenses Generally
Subchapter 13 - Emergency Contact Information System Act
§ 27-16-1304. Definitions.

Universal Citation: AR Code § 27-16-1304 (2018)
  • As used in this subchapter, "emergency":
  • (1) Means a circumstance in which:

    • (A) A person:

      • (i) Sustains injuries that render him or her unable to independently communicate with emergency contacts; or

      • (ii) Exhibits a symptom that renders him or her unable to independently communicate with emergency contacts, including without limitation:

        • (a) Memory loss;

        • (b) Loss of ability to understand or express speech;

        • (c) Disorientation; or

        • (d) Confusion and agitation;

    • (B) Contact information for next of kin or other designated emergency contact is not otherwise available; and

    • (C) Immediate communication with a next of kin or other designated emergency contact is necessary to support the provision of notification by law enforcement; and

  • (2) Includes without limitation:

    • (A) A motor vehicle accident;

    • (B) An accident involving another mode of transportation;

    • (C) A natural disaster; or

    • (D) Being a victim of a criminal act.

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