Tuesday, July 12, 2010
Contact: Public Information Officer Hayden Manning
Phone: (619) 688-6670
Move Over Law
WHAT: Officials from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will hold a news conference to discuss the Move Over law and its Public Awareness Campaign.
WHO: Caltrans District Director Laurie Berman
CHP Captain Rich Steward
WHEN: Wednesday, July 13
Starting at 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Caltrans Kearny Mesa Maintenance Yard
7181 Opportunity Road
San Diego, CA 92111
WHY: Caltrans is launching a campaign to help educate the public about the Move Over law, which requires motorists when they see Caltrans trucks with flashing amber lights or other emergency vehicles with flashing lights, to move over a lane, when safe.
VISUALS: Display of billboard scheduled to be up in the San Diego area on July 25. A Caltrans Maintenance Workers will be available for interviews to talk about close calls working on the freeway.
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