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Move Over Law

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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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Minnesota: Move Over Law finds most motorists obey the rules
A one-day enforcement of the Ted Foss Move Over Law resulted in a DWI arrest and 24 citations for failing to move over for emergency personnel.
Minnesota State Troopers will be conducting a statewide crackdown on drivers concerning the “Move Over” law. The law requires cars to move over to the next open lane from stopped emergency vehicles that have flashing lights on. That includes police, ambulance, fire and construction vehicles. Sixteen-years-ago on August 31st, State Trooper Ted Foss was killed by a passing driver during a routine stop on I-90 near Lewiston.
New York: SANITATION SAFETY: Bill inspired by worker death signed
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill that includes sanitation vehicles under the state's Move Over Law, nearly a year after the roadside death of a Taylor Garbage Service employee in Apalachin.
State Troopers push Alabama Move Over Law ahead of holiday weekend
More drivers on the road during heavy travel periods can lead to more crashes and that, in turn, puts law enforcement and first responders in danger.
Georgia: Move Over Law to expand July 1
You may be familiar with the Georgia's Move Over Law, but in a few weeks it's expanding.
Wisconsin: "Move Over Law" event held
Dozens of emergency response crews gathered at Farm and Fleet in Lake Hallie Sunday evening to promote Wisconsin's slow down or move over law. The law states that drivers must either switch lanes or slow down to create a safety zone for workers on the side of highways. Event organizers told us a tow truck operator is killed every six days because of inattentive driving. The organizers hosted their first event back in November, and continue to do so because of their personal connection to the c
Arizona: ADOT urges caution after 2 workers killed on Arizona freeways
The Arizona Department of Transportation is warning drivers to stay alert following the deaths this month of two men who were struck and killed while working on state highways.
Excellance, Inc. Taking Part In The 2016 Move Over Campaign In Alabama
Excellance Inc., manufacturer of high quality custom ambulances and emergency vehicles, today announced their presence at the 2016 Move Over Campaign. The event will be held at the Hobby Lobby parking lot in Madison, AL on June 12, 2016.
Virginia: Campaign highlights June as ‘Move Over Awareness Month’
Those working alongside Virginia’s highways this summer are hoping two new campaigns will help remind motorists to think “move over” when they see blue, red and yellow flashing lights alongside the road.
Florida: Road Ranger critically injured in 4-vehicle crash on Howard Frankland
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a 4-vehicle crash on the Howard Frankland Bridge that critically injured a Road Ranger on Thursday morning.
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