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Move Over Law

Tennessee 'Move-Over' Law: Stiff Penalties Imposed on Second and Subsequent Offenses

Because of the dangers faced by utility workers, who are often required to work near traffic, an expansion of the Move Over Law in Tennessee is designed to make their jobs safer by requiring motorists to move over when approaching utility vehicles working on the roadside. The new law went into effect on July 1. Stiff penalties imposed on second and subsequent offenses

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