State’s “Move Over” Law To Expand
Albany, NY (WIBX) -The state's "Move Over" traffic safety law will be expanded on New Year's day to include tow truck operators and other personnel involved in roadside assistance or highway maintenance. The law requires motorists to change lanes, if possible, when they approach an incident where there is a vehicle with flashing red or amber lights.
The new law adds the amber lights.
Drivers who violate the "Move Over" law could be fined up to $275, plus a court surcharge of $85.
They could also be sentenced to up to 15 days in jail and assessed three points on their driver's license.