New York Move Over Law

New York Working to Raise Awareness of “Move Over” Law

by | July 17th, 2013

July 17, 2013 Each year, there are numerous stories reported in New York of law enforcement and other emergency response personnel injured in Serious Car Accident Injuries after being hit along the side of the road. The state enacted a “Move Over” law in 2011, but data from the New York State Police (NYSP) shows […]

New York State Police Focusing on Enforcement of “Move Over” and Distracted Driving Laws

by | April 15th, 2013

April 15, 2013 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has named this week “National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week” and declared April “Distracted Driving Awareness Month.” In an effort to help prevent a Car Accident from occurring and to educate the public on these dangers, the New York State Police (NYSP) will be focusing efforts […]

New York’s “Move Over” Law Confuses Some Drivers

by | April 10th, 2013

April 10, 2013 In an effort to better protect emergency workers from the dangers of New York Car Accidents; New York adopted a “Move Over” law in 2011. The Ambrose-Searles Move Over Act requires all motorists to slow down and give space to emergency workers stopped along the road with their flashing lights activated. Violations […]

Rochester Car Accident Caused after Driver Fails to Obey “Move Over” Law

by | March 22nd, 2013

March 22, 2013 Motorists who fail to obey New York’s “Move Over” law continue to be a problem. The law requires vehicles to clear the lane of traffic nearest an emergency vehicle stopped alongside the road when emergency lights are activated. However, data from the New York State Police shows troopers cited a total of […]