Is It Ever Legal To Run A Red Light In Delaware?

“The D Team” will identify 3 scenarios when it is legal to RUN A RED LIGHT.

1. § 4103. Obedience to authorized persons directing traffic.
(a) No person shall willfully fail or refuse to comply with any lawful order or direction of any police officer or authorized flagperson or fire police officer or uniformed adult school crossing guard invested by law with authority to direct, control or regulate vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

2. § 4106. Authorized emergency vehicles.
(a) The driver of an authorized emergency vehicle, when responding to an emergency call or when in the pursuit of an actual or suspected violator of the law or when responding to but not upon returning from a fire alarm, may exercise the privileges set forth in this section, but subject to the conditions herein stated.
(2) Proceed past a red or stop signal or stop sign, but only after slowing down as may be necessary for safe operation;

3. § 7103. Driving in funeral processions.
(b) All vehicles comprising a funeral procession shall follow the preceding vehicle in the funeral procession as closely as is practical and safe.

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