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(KSL News) -- State Troopers are starting to crack down on a year-old traffic law that's apparently not yet caught everyone's attention.
It's called the "Slow-Down Move-Over" law -- and some drivers get it -- others don't. More than 150 crashes each year in Utah involve -emergency vehicles...
The law aims to fix that by asking drivers to slow down and move over a lane when they spot an emergency vehicle on the side of the road. If they can't change lanes -- drivers are asked to move over as far as practical.
Trooper Kevin Elmer/Utah Highway Patrol: "THE FRUSTRATION COMES IN...I SUPPOSE IT'S A LEARNING CURVE..FOR THE PUBLIC TO RECOGNIZE THIS...IT WILL TAKE SOME TIME TO INGRAIN IT."
Robert Hull/UDOT Safety Engineer: "IT MAKES SENSE TO GIVE THEM SPACE...TO MOVE OVER A LANE...CREATE THAT SPACE BETWEEN THE WORKERS AND YOURSELVES/"
State Troopers have been writing warnings -- now they'll begin handing out tickets.