New York Move Over Law


On January 1, 2011, ( Yes, 1 year ago )  New York’s “move over” law went into effect and people have been issued a mover over traffic ticket ever since.  Did you even know about this law?

The move over law requires motorists on multi-lane highways to slow down and “move over” (when safe to do so) giving safe clearance to approaching stopped emergency vehicles with red flashing lights.  If you do not slow down and change lanes when approaching such vehicle, you can be issued a moving violation which carries 3 points and up to a $150 fine.  On single lane roads, motorists must slow down and use caution.

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