California Law Protects Waste Service Vehicles from Reckless Passing

As of January 1, 2020, a new California law mandates that drivers on public roads who approach or pass stopped waste service vehicles — that are readily identified and have their amber lights flashing — must do so at a safe speed and distance “without interfering with the safe operation of the waste service vehicle…” Drivers must only pass from an adjacent available lane and in conditions safe to both pedestrians and other vehicles.

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