Move Over America Or You Could Get A Ticket

Move Over America Or You Could Get A Ticket

 In case you are not aware, New York’s Move Over Law has changed as of January 1, 2012. This law protects officers, emergency service operators and vehicles stopped along the roadways preforming their duties. The law states:

  • Drivers must use due care when approaching an emergency vehicle that displays red and or white emergency lighting. On all roads and highways, divers must reduce speed.
  • On parkway and other controlled access highways with multiple lanes, when approaching an emergency vehicle that displays red and/or white emergency lighting or a hazard vehicle displaying flashing amber lighting, driver must move from the immediately adjacent to the emergency or hazard vehicle, unless traffic or other hazards exists to prevent doing so safely. 
 Violations of the law are punishable as a moving violation.  
A similar law exist in all 50 States. For more info visit http://www.moveoveramerica.com/.


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