If you’re driving on Tennessee roads, what should you do if you approach a utility vehicle stopped on the shoulder with its flashing lights activated? According to the state’s Move Over Law, motorists must move over or slow down, or you could be fined for not complying. This keeps the working crews safe — and you, too.
Electric lineworkers face many dangers — high voltage, heights and extreme weather conditions.
However, one of the most dangerous parts of their job is working alongside busy roadways. This law helps protect them from passing cars while also protecting cars from accidents.