LIVE OAK -- Live Oak Police are telling drivers to move over or slow down! Police agencies along IH-35 from San Antonio to Austin are cracking down on drivers who don't follow the law when it comes to passing emergency vehicles on the shoulder or side of the road.
State law says you must switch lanes or slow down 20 miles per hour below the speed limit when passing a vehicle like a fire truck, ambulance, police officers or tow trucks. Officers are out in force through Nov. 2 to educate and enforce the law. In the first week of the crackdown in Live Oak, officers issued 46 tickets.
If you're ticketed, it's a class C misdemeanor with up to a $200 fine.