Arizona agencies raise awareness of 'Move Over' law
AVONDALE, Ariz. -
PHOENIX (AP) - "Move Over!"
That's the message from the Arizona Department of
Transportation and the Department of Public Safety in an effort to keep
emergency responders, highway crews and stranded motorists safe along
A statewide campaign has been launched to raise
awareness about Arizona's "Move Over" law, hoping it'll prevent deadly
National statistics show that one tow truck driver
is killed about every six days and an average of one law enforcement
officer and 23 highway workers are killed every month by drivers who
don't move over or slow down.
Arizona's law requires all drivers to move over one
lane, or slow down and use caution if changing lanes isn't possible
when traveling past any vehicle with flashing lights that's pulled to
the side of the roadway.
Video: FOX 10's Diane Ryan reports.
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