Hundreds of emergency responders in Pennsylvania have been killed while providing roadside assistance. Beginning April 27, new changes to Pennsylvania’s Move Over Law will take effect to prevent future deaths.
In July 2020, Tyler Laudenslager was struck and killed by a driver while providing roadside assistance in Berks County on Interstate 78 west. The Halifax volunteer firefighter of 13 years left behind his wife Holly and their young daughter Riley. However, Laudenslager’s towing company and fire department made sure Laudenslager’s family knew they would not be alone.
“Our family went from a very small family to a very large family between the H&S Towing family and the Halifax Fire Department,” said Deb Laudenslager, Tyler’s mother.
On Saturday, emergency responders from all over gathered in Manheim, Lancaster County, to raise awareness about Pennsylvania’s Move Over Law.