Governor Tomblin Signs Law Protecting Sanitation Workers

From Press Release
Gov Earl Ray Tomblin and Tiffany Tabler hand a pen to Jewelia Tabler (left) as Annaliese Tabler watches
Gov Earl Ray Tomblin and Tiffany Tabler hand a pen to Jewelia Tabler (left) as Annaliese Tabler watches
Photo: National Waste and Recycling Association
Earlier today, West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin ceremonially signed into law a measure new law cracking down on reckless driving around waste and recycling vehicles.

 

The “Slow Down to Get Around Bill” authored by state Sen. Donald Cookman requires motorists to slow down when passing a stopped waste or recycling collection vehicle. The governor and senator were on hand in Martinsburg today with the National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) and the family of the late sanitation worker, Jeremy Tabler, whose tragic death inspired movement on the legislation.

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