Is it legal to pass a snowplow?

Michigan’s new “Move Over” law requires motorists to slow down at least 10 mph below the posted limit and move over to an open lane.  This applies to snowplows and other road maintenance vehicles as well as emergency responders.

While, there are no state laws that specifically prohibit passing a snowplow, it’s not recommended. Motorists should never pass a snowplow on the right.  Our trucks are equipped a wing plow that can extend anywhere between 2-10 feet beyond the width of the truck. 

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1. How does GTCRC prioritize snow and ice removal?
2. When will GTCRC plow my subdivision or gravel road?
3. A GTCRC truck knocked down my mailbox, will you fix it?
4. Why do snowplows block my driveway with snow?
5. I pay property taxes, why don’t I get snow removal service?
6. Is it legal to pass a snowplow?
7. Why is that plow truck going so fast?
8. Why would salt be spread on a road after the winter storm is over?