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WJZ Hits The Road For A Front Seat View Of Move Over Law Enforcement

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.

06/11/2014

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New Law Puts Tow Trucks In Md. ‘Move Over’ Category

Towing the line. Maryland already requires drivers to change lanes or slow down for emergency vehicles stopped, standing or parked on highways.

05/06/2014

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Drivers May Soon Have To Move Over For Tow Truck Operators

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.

03/25/2014

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State Trooper Speaks Out About Her Close Encounter With Death

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.

03/18/2014

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Driver Cited In Near Death Crash That Critically Injured State Trooper

Maryland State Police say a driver in a crash that seriously injured a trooper has been issued two traffic citations.

02/04/2014

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Police Make 1,400 Stops In ‘Move Over’ Crackdown

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

10/23/2013

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Move Over! State Troopers Enforce Law After Several Near Death Accidents

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.

10/21/2013

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Law Enforcement Officers Ask Drivers To Move Over For Emergency Vehicles On The Shoulder

A Maryland State trooper narrowly avoids losing his life in a situation that should call all drivers to attention.

09/07/2012

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State Tropper Hit By Tractor Trailer Urges Drivers To Obey ‘Move Over’ Law

A Maryland state trooper hit by a tractor trailer is now asking drivers to obey the “move over” law.

09/07/2012

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Police Work To Inform Drivers Of ‘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.

03/21/2012

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