Policy Position on Support for "Move Over" Enforcement and Education

AAMVA is concerned with the safety of law enforcement officers and other emergency personnel or duly authorized roadside workers accompanying a vehicle with red, blue or amber flashing lights as they perform their duties on roadways. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, over the last 10 years 16 percent of all law enforcement officers killed were victims of struck-by-vehicle incidents, i.e., at the time of their deaths they were conducting traffic stops, assisting motorists, or engaged in similar activities.

Therefore, AAMVA supports increased enforcement of Move Over legislation as well as efforts by all member agencies to increase public awareness of Move Over laws. [Adopted 2020]