What is the “Move Over” law?
When Emergency Vehicles, or Emergency/Road Work Areas are deployed, drivers MUST pull over. If they are unable to pull over, they must lessen their speed to 20 MPH.
What is considered an “Emergency Vehicle”?
• Fire Truck
• Police Car
What Vehicles are Road “Work Vehicles”?
• Road Wheeler
• Tow Truck
• Truck Crane
• Any vehicle working on the road.
Road Work Signs
• Hazard Signal Lamps on a Vehicle.
• Traffic Cones, Caution Signs and other Traffic Control items.
• Road flares.
When did the law take effect?
April 27, 2021
What happens if you don’t obey the “Move Over” law?
- You can be fined up to $250, if you continue to disregard the law, you can face double fines.
- Continuous offenses can lead up to a $1000 dollar fine and even a 90-day license suspension.
- An extra 10,000 dollar fine can be attributed if the violator injures or kills an Emergency Vehicle Worker, or someone in a broken vehicle.
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