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District 88 students learn about Scott’s Law (the Move Over Law) through driver education course

District 88 shares information about Scott’s Law, also referred to as the Move Over Law. As of Jan. 1, 2017, the Move Over Law applies to all vehicles that display flashing emergency lights, including commercial trucks and cars; the law is no longer limited to authorized emergency vehicles.

Scott’s Law, 625 ILCS 5/11- 907(c), mandates when approaching a stationary authorized emergency vehicle – when the authorized emergency vehicle is giving a signal by displaying alternately flashing red; red and white; blue; or red and blue lights, or amber or yellow warning lights – a person who drives an approaching vehicle shall:

Scott’s Law is named after Lt. Scott Gillen of the Chicago Fire Department, who was struck and killed by an intoxicated driver while assisting at a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway.

District 88 is helping to ensure students are aware of this law through:

For more information about Scott’s Law, go to https://www.isp.state.il.us/docs/1-163.pdf. To see the full law, go to http://tinyurl.com/y64fp4ha.

DuPage High School District 88
2 Friendship Plaza Addison, IL 60101
Phone: 630-530-3981 Fax: 630-832-0198
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