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South Carolina Fire Truck Struck
A Piercetown Fire Department truck was damaged in a wreck on northbound Interstate 85 at the 29-mile marker on Wednesday. Other stories can be found at: http://www.wspa.com/story/25268448/wreck-involving-a-fire-truck-on-i-85 http://thejournalonline.com/2014/04/17/piercetown-response-truck-rear-ended-while-at-i-85-accident/
 
Off-Duty Seattle PD Officer Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver
An off-duty Seattle police officer was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Sodo around 2 p.m. om Friday April 18.
 
"Move-Over Law" Now Protects Utility Workers in Wisconsin
A new law in Wisconsin does more to protect utility workers who are on the job near busy roadways. Governor Scott Walker signed the bill into law Wednesday. Currently, the “Move-Over Law” requires drivers to shift lanes or slow-down in order to provide a "safety zone" for a squad car, ambulance, fire truck, tow truck or highway maintenance vehicle that is stopped on the side of a road with its warning lights flashing.
 
Tennessee: Guilty Plea for Tractor Trailer Driver Who Struck Trooper
The driver who seriously injured a state trooper after hitting his patrol car on the side of the interstate last year plead guilty Monday to multiple charges related to the crash. The accident happened in June 2013 along I-75 in Campbell County.
 
Alabama: Fire Truck Responding to Wreck on I-65 Struck in Limestone County
An Athens Fire Department engine responding to a wreck was struck by a motorist just before 8 a.m. today on Interstate 65 northbound near Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road, according to a city spokeswoman
 
Ohio: Highway Worker Injured on I-71
Alcohol is a factor in a fatal crash involving a state crew filling potholes on northbound Interstate 71 early Wednesday, Norwood police said. One male driver died at the scene and a road worker was injured when a Range Rover crashed into the back of an Ohio Department of Transportation truck about 1 a.m., said Sgt. Tim Buchanan. Their names were not released.
 
Arkansis: Authorities Search for Driver That Hit ASP Patrol Car
An Arkansas State Police Trooper’s patrol car was struck by a hit and run driver Tuesday morning (April 15) in Fort Smith. Now, all authorities in the River Valley are on the lookout for the driver involved.
 
Ohio Has A Reminder for Motorists
A reminder to motorists on the road to move over for any vehicle with flashing lights on the side of the road.. The law was originally passed in 2004 requiring motorists to move over anytime they approach an emergency vehicle such as a fire truck, ambulance, or police vehicle. The law was modified in December to incorporate any kind of road service vehicle or wrecker as well.
 
Memphis Police Officer Hit by car in downtown Fofficer Hit by Car in Downtown Garagegarage
An MPD officer was hit by a vehicle in a parking garage at Washington Avenue and 4th Street. This is the parking garage across from the Criminal Justice Center. Other stories can be found at: http://wreg.com/2014/04/16/mpd-officer-hit-by-car-in-garage/ http://www.wmctv.com/story/25262185/mpd-officer-hit-by-car-in-parking-garage
 
North Dakota Highway Patrol Says ‘Move Over’
The North Dakota Highway Patrol is urging motorists to obey the state’s “move over” law after four injury crashes in five months involving patrol vehicles struck by other vehicles. The law requires motorists to move to a far lane when they encounter an emergency or maintenance vehicle on a multi-lane highway outside city limits, or to reduce speed and proceed with caution if they are unable to move over.
 
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