2019 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 47. Motor Vehicles
§47-1-103. Authorized emergency vehicles - Equipment.

Universal Citation: 47 OK Stat § 47-1-103 (2019)

A. When equipped as prescribed in subsection B of this section:

1. Vehicles of fire departments;

2. Ambulances or vehicles specified pursuant to subsection B of Section 1-2512 of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes of licensed ambulance service providers;

3. State vehicles of law enforcement agencies;

4. County vehicles of sheriffs and full-time commissioned deputies and vehicles designated by the sheriff for support of the sheriff’s office including privately owned vehicles driven by the sheriff and full-time, part-time and reserve commissioned deputies; provided the audible sirens and flashing red lights equipped on such privately owned vehicles are used only in a law enforcement capacity and in the course of duty;

5. Municipal vehicles of police departments;

6. Vehicles owned and operated by the United States Marshals Service or the Federal Bureau of Investigation;

7. Vehicles of Oklahoma National Guard units designated by the Adjutant General for support to civil authorities; or

8. Vehicles owned and operated by any local organization for emergency management as defined by Section 683.3 of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes,

are authorized emergency vehicles.

B. All vehicles prescribed in subsection A of this section shall be equipped with sirens capable of giving audible signals as required by the provisions of Section 12-218 of this title and flashing red lights as authorized by the provisions of Section 12-218 of this title.

Added by Laws 1961, p. 315, § 1-103, eff. Sept. 1, 1961. Amended by Laws 1976, c. 284, § 1, emerg. eff. June 17, 1976; Laws 1983, c. 220, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1983; Laws 1984, c. 29, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1984; Laws 1987, c. 74, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1987; Laws 1991, c. 167, § 1, eff. July 1, 1991; Laws 2003, c. 329, § 58, emerg. eff. May 29, 2003; Laws 2005, c. 190, § 6, eff. Sept. 1, 2005; Laws 2007, c. 120, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2007.

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