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Stay back! Motorists reminded to keep safe distance

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Would you tailgate an ambulance? How about a police car? If it's common sense to be courteous to vehicles that keep our communities safe, why wouldn't motorists give snowplow drivers the same respect?


"You don't have to pull over like for a police car or an ambulance coming, but if (snowplows) are engaged in winter maintenance activities, and have their lights on, be careful," said County Highway Commissioner Tim Ramberg.

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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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