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AAA launches campaign to protect roadside drivers, passengers

AAA has long been an advocate for “Move Over” laws, requiring drivers to slow down and move over for emergency responders on the roadside, yet there continues to be an alarming number of fatalities.

Nearly 350 people are struck and killed outside a disabled vehicle each year in the United States, and roughly a quarter of motorists don’t know that Slow Down, Move Over laws exist in their state. In...