Changes to Pennsylvania’s Move Over Law will take effect in little more than a week. Keep reading to learn about how these changes might affect you.
The Move Over Law in Pennsylvania is meant to protect persons and vehicles involved in an emergency response situation by requiring that passing drivers merge into a lane further away as they approach the response area. Changes to the law will require drivers who can not merge into another lane to slow their vehicle’s speed to at least 20mph below the posted speed limit. The law’s new updates also put into place a new points and fine system for offenders, as follows;
Drivers will know when they are approaching an emergency response area covered by the Move Over Law when they see the following:
The provisions of the Mover Over Law are meant to increase safety for drivers and emergency responders alike. Collisions that require emergency response are already dangerous and stressful situations. It’s important to do our part as motorists to maintain the safety of those with whom we share the road.
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