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I-75 crash highlights importance of Georgia’s Move Over Law

The GSP cruiser was smashed and hit the guard rail
The GSP cruiser was smashed and hit the guard rail(GSP)
Published: Sep. 14, 2021 at 1:43 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 14, 2021 at 10:23 PM EDT
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TIFTON, Ga. (WALB) - A traffic collision that happened early Tuesday morning just south of Tifton put Georgia’s Mover Over Law in the spotlight.

A FedEx truck smashed into a Georgia State Patrol cruiser at highway speed.

The trooper was off-duty but was helping with rezoning roads on the interstate near the Harley Davidson dealership.

State patrol officials said the cruiser’s lights were activated but a southbound FedEx truck failed to move over and hit the car in the rear.

Officials reported that the Albany Post 40 trooper received only minor injuries.

Why we ask you to Move Over - This morning, TFC Wright (Post 40-Albany) was working in an off-duty capacity on...

Posted by Georgia Department of Public Safety on Tuesday, September 14, 2021

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