• Rhode Island steps up 'Move Over' law awareness

    “Don’t be That Driver” is the theme of Work Zone Awareness Month this year.

  • Tennessee: AAA Reminds Motorists to Slow Down and Move Over, It’s the Law

    – April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. AAA – The Auto Club Group are reminding motorists to Slow Down, Move Over.

  • Ohio: Local highway patrol to crackdown on move over law

    The Granville Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol is looking to aggressively enforce the state move over law May 1 to 7.The post is also asking residents to wear blue, the color of cruiser lights, May 6 in support of and and to increase awareness of the law. Three recent crashes in Licking County have been linked to motorists not moving over or slowing down when a cruiser is on the side of the road with activated lights, as decreed by law.

  • Wisconsin: Ask an Officer: Move over or slow down?

    Upon roadways, such as the interstate, with at least two lanes for traffic proceeding in the same direction, vehicles must move into a lane not immediately adjacent to the emergency or roadside service vehicle, and shall remain in that lane until safely clear. If changing lanes cannot be done safely, vehicles must slow down and maintain a safe speed for traffic conditions. Upon a roadway with only one directional lane, vehicles must slow down and operate at a reduced speed until completely past the emergency or roadside service vehicle. In addition to a fine and a loss of demerit points on one’s driving record, drivers who violate this law and contribute to an accident face suspension of their license. The statute governing this topic is 346.072.

  • Canada: Many motorists still not following 'Move Over' law

    The ‘Move Over’ law has been in effect in New Brunswick since Jan. 1, 2013.


    Bibb County sheriff’s deputies are asking drivers to remember to move over when a car is stopped is on the side of the road.

  • Colorado: Move over for emergency vehicles — or risk ticket

    Since 1999, 213 law enforcement officers have been struck while on routine traffic stops or while conducting investigations on America’s roadways. These deaths have been ruled accidental, but could have been easily avoided.


    Utility workers and linemen will join the ranks of law enforcement, public safety and transportation personnel who will be better protected under a new law signed by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal.

  • Canada: The “Slow Down and Move Over”

    The “Slow Down and Move Over” rule requires drivers to slow down and move over when passing an emergency vehicle, which is stopped with its lights flashing.


    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Nova Scotia hope a funny parody of Drake's "Hotline Bling" will get drivers to move over when they see flashing blue lights and emergency vehicles.

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