Scott's Law

(Illinois State Police)
Alex Degman
May 15, 2019 - 11:03 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — Drivers who ignore Illinois' Move Over Law may soon face tougher penalties. New legislation raises the fines for not switching lanes when a vehicle with flashing lights is on the side of the road. State Senator Tony Muñoz, a former police officer, says with 16 state...
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Brian Kelly
April 16, 2019 - 10:09 am
(KMOX) - After seeing 16 troopers hit and three killed in less than four months, Illinois State Police are cracking down on motorists who don't pull over and slow down for emergency vehicles. So far this year, State Police have given out over 1,500 tickets for violating what's known as "Scott's Law...
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March 26, 2019 - 9:11 am
SPRINGFRIELD, Ill. (KMOX/AP) - Fourteen Illinois State Police officers have been struck in roadside crashes this year. That's an average of more than one a week and nearly double the total for all of last year. Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois State Police on Monday urged motorists to observe...
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