Sunday 20 Jan 2019

quickshirts-banner-ad-for-goldsboro-daily-newspng

Highway Patrol Offers “Move Over” Law Reminder

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) — After a Lumberton police officer was hit and killed while responding to a crash on I-95, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to slow down and move over if you see flashing lights on the shoulder.

It’s a law in all 50 states, but more than 71 percent of Americans do not know the law exists, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found.

Highway Patrol Trooper Brad Taylor tells WNCT News he’s had vehicles come within one foot of him during traffic stops.

The law protects state troopers and other law enforcement officers, emergency and utility workers stopped alongside of the highways.

3 Comments

  1. 300 block says:

    Police not the only motorist on the road, slow down if you any stalled vehicle on the shoulder.

    Reply
  2. B. Knox says:

    They should post it on the lighted signs like the ones on the new 70 bypass when the signs are not needed for other uses. Maybe all across the state and maybe folks will finally get it.

    Reply

Leave a Comment

GoldsboroDailyNews.com welcomes and encourages all our users to contribute and voice their opinions. We do not discriminate against any political or ideological views. In order to maintain a civil discussion, the following guidelines will be adhered to:

1.Profanity is not allowed. Comments containing anything that is deemed profane may be deleted entirely.
2.Hate speech will not be tolerated. Comments against a person based on their race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, etc. may be deleted entirely.
3.Threats will not be tolerated. Comments threatening harm or violence to a person or persons may be deleted entirely.

Goldsboro Daily News staff reserves the right to approve, edit, or delete any comments as they see fit based upon these guidelines. User-submit views and comments do not necessary reflect the views and opinions of staff and management of GoldsboroDailyNews.com.