Jesse WhiteIllinois' Secretary of State is doing more to make sure drivers know about the state's Move Over law, which requires drivers to move over for police officers and other workers along the side of the road.

You can expect to get a reminder about Illinois' Move Over law on your driver's license renewal postcard, same for your license plate renewal form.

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White also said he's going to add pamphlets on the law at all Secretary of State offices in Illinois and including a question about the law on the driver's test.

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"We want our first responders to live a long and responsible life," White said. "We want them to be able to get back home with their family members at the end of a workday."

White's also offered some very simple advice.

"Pay attention to what you're doing. Be mindful of the fact that there is a vehicle at the side of the road, and that a law enforcement official is there to assist them," White said.

The Illinois State Police are also promising more sting efforts to make sure drivers who don't move over get a ticket.

Those tickets come with at least a six-month license suspension, and a fine that starts at $100.

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