Law enforcement officers in Henderson County are calling on drivers to watch out for emergency vehicles. A recent incident in Utah involving a trooper who was struck while responding to a vehicle is raising concern for first responders in North Carolina. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, Henderson County Deputy Frank Towler has seen several close calls. Motorists in North Carolina are reminded to obey the Move Over Law, which was enacted to protect first responders.
By law, drivers in North Carolina are required to slow down and move over if they see an emergency vehicle or utility vehicle (flashing amber lights) on the side of the road. This extra room is critical for being able to do their jobs safely. If you have been injured in an accident involving a dangerous driver in or around the Asheville area, contact the skilled team at Davis Law Group, P.A. at 828-303-2842 for a free case consultation today.