71 traffic stops during ‘Move Over Day" enforcement operations in SE Minnesota

(ABC 6 News) – Law enforcement across Minnesota took part in a Corporal Ted Foss Move Over Day Tuesday. Foss was a state trooper who lost his life in 2000 while on a traffic stop on I-90 near Winona. The Ted Foss Move Over Law was named in his honor.

The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office received grant money from Toward Zero Deaths to have deputies on I-90 and other four-lane highways. The department had seven deputies on patrol between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

During that time deputies conducted 71 traffic stops. 15 of those were for move-over citations.

Deputies also made two arrests. The first was a gross misdemeanor warrant out of Steele County and another person was arrested for DUI after driving more than four times over the legal limit.