January is Move Over Month

Tampa, Fla. (970 WFLA)- January is Move Over Month and The Florida Highway Patrol, FDOT and other emergency responders wants to remind all motorists to MOVE OVER for emergency and service vehicles stopped along the roadway.  

Florida’s Move Over Law has been in place since 2009.  In 2014, the law was amended to include sanitation and utility service vehicles.  

In 2017, three road rangers and a Florida Highway Patrol Trooper died as the result of drivers failing to Move Over.  

Each year, across the nation an average of 100 emergency responders and highway personnel die after being struck on America’s roadways.

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