Stories tagged with: State Trooper

January 15, 2016 - 7:13pm
19 hours 46 min ago

 If you see emergency response vehicles on the side of the road while you are driving, you probably switch lanes out of courtesy. But, there is a law that actually requires you to do so.

Ohio's Move-Over law has been in effect since 2004 however, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is making an extra effort to promote the law through educational aspects to help keep their fellow drivers and law enforcement officers safe while on the road.

"The purpose of the law is to enhance...

October 3, 2015 - 5:05pm
42 weeks 6 days ago

An accident involving an Ohio State Patrol unit sent two people to the hospital Saturday afternoon.

It happened just after 4 p.m. at the intersection of Moxahala and State Route 719. Sergeant Jon McCoy of the Zanesville Police Department said a Toyota RAV4 struck the emergency vehicle after failing to yield to its flashing lights and sirens. The State Trooper and passenger of the RAV4 were sent to Genesis Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The accident remains under...

June 17, 2013 - 5:59pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol will be watching drivers extra closely this week.

This week kicked off the 6 State Trooper Project where Ohio and surrounding state troopers will attempt to reduce the distracted driving related crashes by raising awareness of the dangers. Zanesville Post Lieutenant, Matt Boyd says there are ways drivers can stay safe.

"Main thing is take care of business before you get on the road if you get on the road and someone calls or you have a text or you...

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