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Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 8:36 am

The month of June is Move Over Awareness month. In June of 2014 the state of Virginia. The law states that any driver is to yield the right-of-way or reduce speed when approaching stationary emergency vehicles on highways. This law lists of consequences just as any law does. A violator of not following this law will be apprehended as any other traffic infraction, except that a second or subsequent violation of any provision of this section, when such violation involved a vehicle with flashing, blinking, or alternation blue or red lights, shall be punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor. These emergency vehicles consist of police, EMS, fire, and tow. For full story pick up a copy of this weeks Northern Neck Newspaper