Troopers target ‘Move Over’ law in latest effort

first_imgIndianapolis, In. — Troopers from the Indiana State Police Department, along with Troopers from Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Michigan and Pennsylvania, will be conducting state-wide patrols targeting violations of the “Move Over” law; beginning this Sunday July 22nd.  The project, which was initially started by the Ohio Highway Patrol, encompasses the five states that border Ohio.“We will be conducting extra patrols in efforts to target drivers who are violating Indiana’s Move Over law,” states ISP Jasper Post Commander Lieutenant Jason Allen. “Our aim is to educate motorists about Indiana’s Move Over law and to ensure a safe working space for all emergency vehicles.”Emergency vehicles consist of police cars, ambulances, fire trucks, rescue equipment, highway maintenance, utility service vehicles and tow trucks.Indiana statute 9-21-8-35(b) and (c) states:(b) Upon approaching a stationary authorized emergency vehicle, when the authorized emergency vehicle is giving a signal by displaying alternately flashing red, red and white, or red and blue lights, a person who drives an approaching vehicle shall:(1) proceeding with due caution, yield the right-of-way by making a lane change into a lane not adjacent to that of the authorized emergency vehicle, if possible with due regard to safety and traffic conditions, if on a highway having at least four (4) lanes with not less than two (2) lanes proceeding in the same direction as the approaching vehicle; or(2) proceeding with due caution, reduce the speed of the vehicle to a speed at least ten (10) miles per hour less than the posted speed limit, maintaining a safe speed for road conditions, if changing lanes would be impossible or unsafe.A person who violates this subsection commits a Class A infraction.               (c) Upon approaching a stationary recovery vehicle, a stationary utility service vehicle (as defined in IC 8-1-8.3-5), a stationary solid waste hauler, a stationary road, street, or highway maintenance vehicle, or a stationary survey or construction vehicle, when the vehicle is giving a signal by displaying alternately flashing amber lights, a person who drives an approaching vehicle shall:(1) proceeding with due caution, yield the right-of-way by making a lane change into a lane not adjacent to that of the recovery vehicle, utility service vehicle, solid waste hauler, or road, street, or highway maintenance vehicle, if possible with due regard to safety and traffic conditions, if on a highway having at least four (4) lanes with not less than two (2) lanes proceeding in the same direction as the approaching vehicle; or(2) proceeding with due caution, reduce the speed of the vehicle to a speed at least ten (10) miles per hour less than the posted speed limit, maintaining a safe speed for road conditions, if changing lanes would be impossible or unsafe.A person who violates this subsection commits a Class B infraction.The project, which runs from July 22nd through July 28th, will encompass all roadways in the State of Indiana.last_img read more

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Masters 2019: Bettor wins record $1.19M on Tiger Woods’ comeback

first_imgRemember that gutsy gambler who placed an $85,000 bet on Tiger Woods to win the Masters at 14-1 odds? Well, his risk turned into a massive reward.The unidentified bettor earned a record $1.19 million payout from William Hill after Woods triumphed Sunday at Augusta National following an eventful final round to claim his first major title in almost 11 years. JUST IN: William Hill will present the largest single golf payout in its US history to bettor who won $1.19 million on an $85,000 bet on Tiger to win the Masters. Bettor flying into Vegas, will be given check where he placed the bet — the @SLSLasVegas in person at 5pm ET. pic.twitter.com/t5NfD8ISNx— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) April 15, 2019″Pretty good first bet,” William Hill U.S. director of trading Nick Bogdanovich said in a statement. “It’s great to see Tiger back. It’s a painful day for William Hill — our biggest loss ever — but a great day for golf.”But William Hill wasn’t the only sportsbook to underestimate Woods, as ESPN notes the SuperBook at Westgate Las Vegas reported a high-five-figure net loss on its Masters futures and offshore sportsbook BetOnline.ag suffered the company’s biggest loss on a futures market.As for Woods, he secured his best ranking since 2014 following his triumphant Masters campaign as he improved to a world ranking of sixth. Not too shabby considering the 43-year-old had fallen to 1,199th in the world after being plagued by injuries and off-course issues. The payout was the largest single golf ticket in the William Hill’s U.S. history and the biggest since the sportsbook paid out more than $4.5 million over three bets on the Eagles after they defeated the Patriots in Super Bowl 52 in February 2018.It’s also believed to be just the fourth seven-figure payout on a bet at a William Hill U.S. sportsbook. Related News Tiger Woods rises in rankings after memorable Masters wincenter_img What’s even crazier? It was the first wager ever placed by the unidentified customer at William Hill, which will mark the occasion by presenting the bettor with his check in person Monday afternoon. The unidentified gambler will fly to Las Vegas to accept the payout. Tiger Woods on Masters win: It’s ‘something I will never forget’last_img read more

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