New traffic laws to affect San Diego County residents
Last updated 1/2/2021 at 10:26am
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Several new traffic laws have gone into effect that San Diego County residents need to heed, including safe space for emergency vehicles and rescuing children from hot cars, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Assembly Bill 2285, which Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law in September, establishes potential fines for motorists who do not slow down and, whenever possible, change lanes when encountering a Caltrans vehicle, tow truck or any emergency vehicle with lights flashing on a highway.
Previously, penalties were only imposed when violators failed to take pre...