If you're unfamiliar with Scott's Law, you're not alone. Many other motorists in the Schaumburg, IL area don't have the opportunity to learn about this law until they find themselves pulled over for violating it. If this has happened to you, a traffic attorney from the Law Office of Gregory Walker is here to help. As a seasoned criminal defense attorney based in Schaumburg, IL, attorney Gregory Walker has helped countless clients deal with cases involving Scott's Law. He can help you, too.
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Scott's Law, also known as the Move Over law, first came into effect in 2002 when Lt. Scott Gillen of the Chicago Fire Department was killed by an intoxicated driver while assisting at the scene of a crash. In recent years, several state troopers have also lost their lives to violators of Scott's Law.
This law requires drivers to slow down and move over when they find themselves approaching a vehicle with hazard lights flashing. It also increases penalties for drivers who violate traffic laws in construction zones, maintenance zones and other work zones.
To get the guidance you need after being charged with violating Scott's Law, schedule a consultation with criminal defense attorney Walker. You can also visit this link to learn more.