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Posted at 2:31 PM ET, 12/ 8/2010

Crime commission endorses new police pursuit rules inspired by Fairfax case

By Washington Post Editors

The Virginia Crime Commission has endorsed a proposed law designed to ensure that police pursuits don't endanger other drivers on the road, The Post's Roz Helderman reports on the Virginia Politics blog.

The bill would require emergency vehicles passing through an intersection where a stop is required to either stop at the intersection, or to proceed through at a safe speed, with sirens running, and with lights on if needed.

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By Washington Post Editors  | December 8, 2010; 2:31 PM ET
Categories:  Fairfax, Virginia  
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