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Move Over Law

Move Over Resources

State Move Over Laws- Map outlining state move over laws.

Move Over Fact Sheet- Basic facts regarding move over laws.
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State Move Over Laws Chart- Chart outlining state move over laws.

Model Language for a Move Over Law- Developed by the National Center on Uniform Traffic Laws and Ordinance
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Wisconsin: Spirit Ride to come through Racine
Wisconsin: Spirit Ride to come through Racine
Michigan: Rush To Danger: I-Team rides along with first responders
Michigan: Rush To Danger: I-Team rides along with first responders
Nova Scotia: Drivers speeding past emergencies putting first responders at risk: fire chief
Nova Scotia: Drivers speeding past emergencies putting first responders at risk: fire chief
Illinois: ‘Spirit Ride’ moves through St. Jacob, remembers fallen workers
Illinois: ‘Spirit Ride’ moves through St. Jacob, remembers fallen workers
Nevada: State’s ‘Move Over’ law includes NDOT vehicles
Nevada: State’s ‘Move Over’ law includes NDOT vehicles
Tennessee: Move over law: Chattanooga drivers putting emergency responders in danger
Tennessee: Move over law: Chattanooga drivers putting emergency responders in danger
Canada: Ontario PP officer struck by car tells drivers to respect 'move over' law
About the same time Constable Daniel Pyrah realized he couldn't feel his legs, he looked in his rearview mirror and saw the bloodied face of the driver who had smashed into his parked police cruiser.
New York: Cuomo announces results of ‘Move Over’ campaign
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced that State Police issued 230 tickets for a violation of the “Move Over” law during a five-day enforcement period – four times the norm for a typical one-week span. The campaign, which ran from Monday, Nov. 14 through Friday, Nov. 18, on the New York State Thruway, is aimed at protecting law enforcement and emergency services personnel stopped along the roadway. Since the “Move Over” law took effect in 2011, it has been expanded twice to include a wider
Colorado: "Move Over Law" still largely ignored by drivers
The death of trooper Cody Donahue has raised new awareness of the "Move Over Law" and also new questions about why officers don't approach a vehicle on the passenger side.
Louisiana: Move Over Law enforces road safety
A weeklong enforcement effort by state police is targeting drivers who fail to do so. Traffic Incident Management Awareness Week is being enforced through Nov. 21. The goal is to remind drivers of the dangers emergency responders face when they are responding to incidents or even pulling over a driver for a traffic violation.
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