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October 15, 2021 - Harrisburg, PA

Wolf Administration Urges Motorists to Move Over, Slow Down ahead of 'National Move Over Awareness' Day

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC), and the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are reminding motorists to move over or slow down ahead of "National Move Over Awareness" Day. The day highlights the importance of safe driving through emergency response areas and is observed on the third Saturday of October each year.



<a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_001.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_002.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_003.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_004.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_005.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_006.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_007.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_008.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_009.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_010.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_011.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_012.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_013.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_014.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_015.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_016.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_017.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_018.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_019.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/19157_PennDOT_Move_Over_NK_020.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvanias Move Over Law requires drivers approaching an emergency response area who are unable to safely merge into a lane farther away from the response area to "pass the emergency response area at a speed of no more than 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit and reasonable for safely passing." An emergency response area is where an emergency vehicle has its lights flashing, or where road crews or emergency responders have lighted flares, posted signs, or try to warn travelers.