Move Over Law
Maryland Transportation Authority and state police are cracking down on Maryland’s Move Over Law. It requires motorists approaching an emergency vehicle while stopped on a highway to make a change to an available lane if possible.
Towing the line. Maryland already requires drivers to change lanes or slow down for emergency vehicles stopped, standing or parked on highways.
Maryland drivers may soon be required to move over for tow truck operators. The House and Senate have both passed bills requiring drivers to use the same safety maneuvers for tow trucks that apply to police emergency vehicles.
Just five months ago, a Maryland State trooper was fighting for her life after she was struck by a car while assisting on a traffic stop. Now she’s back on the job and talking publicly about what happened for the first time.
Maryland State Police say a driver in a crash that seriously injured a trooper has been issued two traffic citations.
Maryland State Police made more than 1,400 traffic stops in one day during a crackdown on drivers who fail to move over or slow down for emergency vehicles
Move over! That’s the message from Maryland State Police to motorists! Starting Monday, state troopers will be out enforcing the state’s Move Over Law.
A Maryland State trooper narrowly avoids losing his life in a situation that should call all drivers to attention.
A Maryland state trooper hit by a tractor trailer is now asking drivers to obey the “move over” law.
Killed on the job. Police say it’s happening to too many emergency responders, despite a law in place to protect them.