Montana Move Over law takes effect as winter arrives

 

Last updated 10/31/2023 at 12:02pm

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Earlier this month, Montana's Move Over law went into effect, requiring drivers to significantly slow down when they encounter stationary law enforcement, emergency, towing, maintenance or construction vehicles at the side of the road and to change lanes when possible.

Havre Police Chief Gabe Matosich said the law is most important for protecting people on the highways, but even in town the officers often need as much space as possible when conducting traffic stops or other business on the side of the road.

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