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AFTER THREE MORE TROOPERS WERE STRUCK BY PASSING MOTORISTS IN FOUR DAYS…THE ILLINOIS STATE POLICE IS AGAIN REMINDING THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE STATE’S “MOVE OVER” LAW. 

 

26 STATE POLICE SQUAD CARS HAVE BEEN HIT THIS YEAR BY DRIVER’S NOT PAYING ATTENTION, NOT SLOWING DOWN AND NOT MOVING OVER. TROOPER MINDY CARROLL SAYS SOME JUST AREN’T GETTING IT, BUT NOT FOR LACK OF TRYING.

 

 

SOME AREN’T GETTING THE MESSAGE SAYS CARROLL.

 

 

THE MOVE OVER LAW, ALSO KNOWN AS “SCOTT’S LAW,” REQUIRES DRIVERS TO SLOW DOWN AND SWITCH LANES WHEN THEY SEE A VEHICLE WITH FLASHING LIGHTS ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD. TWO TROOPERS HAVE DIED THIS YEAR AS A RESULT OF SCOTT’S LAW VIOLATIONS.

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