Failure to Move Over or Slow Down

Two Highway Patrolmen had a vehicle pulled over. Client drove by the officers without moving over or slowing down. Yes, the law requires it. Client was trying to chase down a party bus that had left client at a bar. One of the officers took off and stopped the client. The officer smelled a strong odor of alcohol on the client. Client submitted to the field sobriety tests and failed them. Client tested .148 on the breath test. Client was very polite and courteous during the entire process, according to the trooper’s report. Client cited for OVI and Failure to Move Over or Slow Down.


Client attended a 3 day alcohol school and negotiations with the prosecutor resulted in a conviction for Physical Control and Failure to Move Over or Slow Down, with credit for the alcohol school, $1,100 fine, no license suspension imposed, and Administrative License Suspension and reinstatement fee cancelled. 2 points were assessed on the license for the Failure to Move Over or Slow Down.