Move Over America Or You Could Get A Ticket

Dated: July 27 2014

Views: 2090

 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
Blog author image

Mary Lovera

In today’s world, our relationships are very important so much so that The Right Relationships can make all the difference. This year marks my 20th year in Real Estate. In that time, I’ve happ....

Want to Advertise on this Site?

Latest Blog Posts

Decreasing Plastic Waste In Nyack

Great article attached regarding "swaps" to make to reduce plastic waste in our everyday lives. And, please be gentle with our watery natural resources (rivers, lakes, oceans, etc.) The number of

Read More

Hiking The Appalachian Trail Near Nyack

There are a lot of ways to spend a nice day around the Hudson Valley, and hiking parts of the Appalachian Trail is one of them.  Here's a quick link to a great article in Hudson Valley Magazine

Read More

Update On Clarkstown Fireworks Show In Nanuet

With the crazy, hot, swampy weather we've had recently, and the projected stormy weather that will chase it away, the following update just arrived from Clarkstown. Due to the inclement weather

Read More

A Castle In Harlem To Inspire

In the fall of 2019, pre-Covid, my life was taking on all kinds of change and I welcomed it all with open arms.  My first agency, where I learned some of my most important skills as a real

Read More
Fair Housing Icon NY Fair Housing Notice