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Gov. Pritzker signs legislation that strengthens Scott’s Law, improves mental health help for first responders

(The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation that will bolster Scott’s Law by strengthing punishments for violators and improve mental health resources for first responders in Illinois. The “move over” law was revised in Illinois in 2017 to apply to all vehicles that display flashing emergency lights, including commercial trucks and cars and […]

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Extra ‘Move Over’ Law patrols result in 281 citations, 77 arrests, ISP says

Extra patrols conducted statewide last week to specifically enforce Scott’s Law— also known as Move Over Law — resulted in 281 citations and 77 arrests, according to Illinois State Police. “Operation Lambert” was a special week-long campaign in honor of fallen trooper Christopher Lambert, 34, of Highland Park. He was killed in the line of […]