By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) – A proposal introduced in the state legislature proposes giving protection to all Pennsylvanians under the “Steer Clear” law.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Public Schools: Oliver Citywide Academy To Take 'Trauma-Informed Approach' Following Deadly Shooting Outside School
State Representative Bill Kortz introduced the amendment to the law in memory of Scott Kirsh.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: 1-2 Inches Of Snow Expected Across Western Pennsylvania On Monday
Kirsh was changing a tire on the Parkway North in 2017 when a driver crossed two lanes, hitting Kirsh and killing him.
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The new amendment to the “Steer Clear” Law would apply to civilians who set up a safety zone around their vehicle, requiring other drivers to slow down or move over.