21058 VC - A physician traveling in response to an emergency call shall be exempt from the provisions of Sections 22351 and 22352 if the vehicle so used by him displays an insigne approved by the department indicating that the vehicle is owned by a licensed physician. The provisions of this section do not relieve the driver of the vehicle from the duty to drive with due regard for the safety of all persons using the highway, nor protect the driver from the consequences of an arbitrary exercise of the privileges of this section.
Amended Ch. 1996, Stats. 1959. Effective September 18, 1959.
This does not provide exemption to 22348(b), 22349(a)/(b) or 22356(b) VC or any other moving violation.
One last thing, it only applies to the doctor, not their spouses, kids, friends, local full service carwash attendent etc.
Hope the section helps.
Another last thing, 31 VC - No person shall give, either orally or in writing, information to a peace officer while in the performance of his duties under the
provisions of this code when such person knows that the information
If the doctor is creating an alternate truth (lie) to the officer, and the officer is good at putting the Bull and the steaming turd together, lets just say, the doctor better play poker nights with a lawyer.