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Motorists Failing to Obey 'Move Over' Laws

September 23, 2010  | 

Law enforcement deaths in the line of duty are often associated with gunfire, but traffic-related deaths -- including wrecks and deputies run over outside their cars -- outnumbered shooting deaths in 2009 and most of this decade.

That is in spite of the "move over" laws in all but three states that require motorists not just to change lanes but also to slow down when they see flashing emergency lights.

It's something Shelley Fulmer thinks about when she visits her husband's grave.

"Please pay attention and don't rubberneck," she said in a recent interview.

Read Full Story at Chronicle.Augusta.com

Tags: Traffic Enforcement, Police Vehicle Accidents


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