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National Traffic Incident Management Train the Trainer Course Scheduled for Delaware
The National Train the Trainer Traffic Incident Management Training is scheduled for September 20, 21 at the Delaware State Fire School in Dover. This is a free course for all qualified public safety instructors
Colorado: Englewood Police Officer Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver
An Englewood Police officer was hit by a suspected drunk driver late Thursday night. Englewood Police said the officer had pulled over a driver on Hampden Avenue, near University Blvd., just before midnight. The officer had walked back to her patrol car and was sitting inside, processing information, when her car was rear-ended by another vehicle. Cherry Hills Police arrested the suspected drunk driver. Another story can be found at: http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_26431526/englewood-police-officer-hit-by-suspected-drunk-driver?source=rss
Minnesota: Move-Over Law Emphasis on Labor Day Weekend
Authorities across Minnesota will step up enforcement of Minnesota's "move over" law this weekend.
Indiana: Trooper Injured in I-69 Struck-By Incident
State Police Master Trooper Trent Kiefer was in his police car in the southbound lanes of the freeway with his lights on to let drivers know about upcoming traffic congestion, according to the state police. As he sat stopped, the southbound box truck driven by Derek Lightle of Sheridan sideswiped Kiefer’s car, hit a Cadillac driven by Tammie Bell of Fort Wayne and sent it into the median, before the box truck hit a semi, police said
Georgia: Labor Day Weekend 'Move-Over' Law Enforcement
Labor Day Weekend is here, and for many people that means hitting the road and doing some traveling. When you head out, remember the laws, including the Move Over Law.
Hawaii: More Than 60 Citations Given for Violating "Move Over Law"
More than 60 citations were issued to motorists recently as they violated the "Move Over Law," in which motorists approaching emergency vehicles responding to an emergency must change lanes to make room for the first responders, Maui Police said in a news release Thursday. The purpose of the law is to keep emergency workers safe as they perform their jobs on roads and highways, said Sgt. Nick Krau, supervisor of the DUI Task Force Unit at the Maui Police Department.
Illinois: Man Charged With DUI After Hiting Police SUV
A Fairview Heights man was charged with DUI after slamming his car into a Caseyville police SUV on Route 157 Monday morning.
Georgia: "Move Over Law" Questioned by Driver Who Couldn't Move Over
A man says he got a $700 ticket for violating the state's "move over law." That's even after the officer admitted he couldn't move over.
Kentucky: Fire Department Back Up and Running After Tragic Loss
For the past three weeks life in the town of Glendale has continued as usual, except there remains a feeling of emptiness at the firehouse. "There's a hole here that will never, ever be filled. No one will ever take Jonathan's place," said Andy Perry, a Glendale firefighter. But now for the first time since Jonathan French died a familiar sound has returned to the firehouse. A fire engine is on loan from the Elizabethtown Fire Department taking the place of Glendale's own engine that was damaged from the crash.
Georgia: Driver Challenges 'Move-Over' Ticket
A driver is fighting a $710 move-over law ticket in DeKalb County. Alvin Bennett says the state trooper who stopped him noted on the ticket that there was not room for Bennett to move over, but said Bennett could have slowed down. Bennett claims that he did. “The first thing he said to me that he saw that I couldn’t move over because there was a vehicle there,” Bennett said. Bennett said the trooper told him the move-over law requires drivers who cannot move over to slow down below the speed limit and prepare to stop. “I was slowing down because I took my foot off the accelerator,” Bennett said.
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