Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 570-11-.02 - Definitions

(1) "Commissioner" shall mean the Commissioner of Public Safety, of the State of Georgia.
(2) "Department"--shall mean the Department of Public Safety of the State of Georgia.
(3) "Designation as an Emergency Vehicle Authorized to use Flashing or Revolving Red Lights"--shall authorize the use of red flashing or revolving lights to respond to emergency situations such as accidents, fires and disasters and, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 40-6-6.
(4) "Designation as a Vehicle Authorized to use Flashing or Revolving Amber Lights"--shall authorize the use of amber flashing or revolving lights as caution or warning devices to warn motorists and the general public of hazardous or emergency situations, but vehicles so designated are not authorized to use amber lights to respond to emergency situations pursuant to O.C.G.A. 40-6-6.
(5) Form DPS-41 -- Application for Designation as Emergency Vehicle and Emergency Light Permit.
(6) "Revocation of Emergency Vehicle Designation"--the termination by the Department of the designation as an emergency vehicle.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 570-11-.02
Ga. L. 1977; Act 627.
Original Rule entitled "Proven Need Required Before Authorization (1, 2 & 3)" was filed on September 14, 1972; effective January 1, 1973, as specified by the Agency. Amended: Emergency Rule 570-11-0.1 entitled "Emergency Rule Suspending Enforcement of Chapter 570-11" was filed on January 9, 1973; effective January 1, 1973 for 120 days or until the adoption of a permanent Rule superseding said Emergency Rule, as specified by the Agency. Amended: Permanent Rule entitled "Proven Need Required Before Authorization" adopted. Filed May 24, 1973; effective June 13, 1973. Amended: Filed November 29, 1973; effective January 1, 1974, as specified by the Agency. Amended: Rule repealed and a new Rule entitled "Definitions" adopted. Filed June 8, 1977; effective June 28, 1977. Amended: F. Dec. 19, 2012; eff. Jan. 8, 2013.

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