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Negligence vs. "Reckless Disregard" in Emergency Vehicle Accidents

Emergency vehicles, including police cars and ambulances, are afforded special privileges under New York State law . Anyone driving an authorized emergency vehicle may disregard the ordinary rules of the road provided he or she does not exhibit "reckless disregard for the ...

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