Move-Over Cameras May Be Next Eyes On The Road

Now that school bus stop-arm cameras have begun catching drivers illegally passing stopped busses this fall, a similar system aimed at recording motorists improperly passing stopped police vehicles could be next.

That’s because New York State lawmakers are considering a bill that would authorize law enforcement to install photo equipment on police cars to generate summonses that get mailed home to drivers who violate the law against not moving over or slowing down for stopped emergency vehicles. It’s essentially a red-light camera program for the Move Over Law.

Big brother is watching!