Driver Refuses To Pull Over For Utica Fire Department On Way To Accident
This person must not know about New York's 'move over law.' The video shows the Utica Fire Department trying to get to a motor vehicle accident. Do you think this driver should be found and ticketed?
According to the New York State Police Troopers.NY.Gov
The move over law protects law enforcement officers, emergency workers, tow and service vehicle operators and other maintenance workers stopped along roadways while performing their duties.
- Drivers must use due care when approaching an emergency vehicle that displays red and/or white emergency lighting:
- On all roads and highways, drivers must reduce speed;
- On Parkways and other controlled access highways with multiple lanes, when approaching an emergency vehicle that displays red and/or white emergency lighting or a hazard vehicle displaying flashing amber lighting, drivers must move from the lane immediately adjacent to the emergency or hazard vehicle, unless traffic or other hazards exist to prevent doing so safely.