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New Michigan 'Move Over Law' takes effect

 

February 16, 2019



By BRYAN HELLIOS

news@yourdailyglobe.com

Wakefield — The Michigan State Police issued a legal update on its “Move Over Law” to expand the law from all emergency vehicles to now include snowplows, garbage trucks, wrecker, utility vehicles and any road maintenance vehicles that are parked stationary on the side of the road parked with flashing, rotating, or oscillating lights.

The expanded Move Over Law begins on Feb. 13 and states drivers are required to not only move over in a safe manner to an adjacent lane when one is available, but slow down to 10 mph under the speed limit. Violati...



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