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Posted on: November 5, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Lombard Police Remind Motorists to Move Over: Scott's Law

Scott’s Law was named in honor of Scott Gillen of the Chicago Fire Department who was struck and killed by a drunk driver while assisting at a crash on a Chicago Expressway. To avoid unnecessary risk to emergency service personnel, Scott's Law, also known as the "move over law," was passed in 2017.

Scott's Law
When approaching a stationary emergency vehicle that is displaying flashing warning lights, Illinois motorists must: 

  • Slow down
  • Drive with caution
  • Move over to another lane or reduce speed if changing lanes is unsafe.

Construction Zones/Work Zones 
When entering a highway construction area, Illinois law requires motorists to: 

  • Slow down
  • Discontinue wireless use
  • Yield or change lanes away from any authorized vehicles or workers in the area.

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