Illinois’ “Scott’s Law” requires that when approaching a vehicle displaying flashing lights, a driver move over (if reasonably possible) or slow down. After several major accidents involving death and/or serious injury to State Troopers, they are fighting back with stepped-up enforcement of the law throughout the entire state.
The numbers are coming in, and they show that:
Eight times as many Scott’s Law violation citations have been written so far in 2019 when compared to last year, according to Illinois State Police.
From January 1, 2019 through November 3, 2019, there were 5,860 tickets written.
During the same period in 2018, 728 citations were handed out.
Read the entire story here: https://wqad.com/2019/11/04/illinois-state-police-see-major-spike-in-scotts-law-violation-citations/