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Over 100 Drivers stopped on U.S. 287

Investigation is still ongoing

The Texas Department of Public Safety reported today its troopers, Amarillo police motorcycle officers and Potter County deputies pulled over 130 drivers for not following the law requiring them to move over or slow down in dangerous situations.

The drivers were pulled over on U.S.287 last Thursday for not obeying safety laws that are meant to protect people on the shoulders of highways.

Under Texas law, itĀ applies to situations when emergency vehicles with flashing lights or highway construction workers are on the shoulders of the road.

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