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PA State police and PennDOT raising awareness of safety laws

Bicycles, motorcycles, pedestrians, work zones and emergency responder laws are the focus
By Scott LaMar/WITF

‘Move over law’ requires motorists in Pennsylvania to steer clear of emergency responders

Fines for a first offense increase from $250 to $500. That jumps to $1,000 for a second offense.

By Maria Scapellato/WESA

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Pa. senators consider harsher penalties for drivers who don’t move over for emergency vehicles

An existing state law says drivers are supposed to slow down and move over for emergency and service vehicles with their lights or sirens on. But supporters say too many drivers are ignoring it.

By Sam Dunklau

Work zone speed cameras about to be deployed in Pennsylvania

Cameras to detect speeding in Pennsylvania’s roadway work zones will begin limited operation next week ahead of their use statewide early next year.

By The Associated Press