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Vehicle Laws - Left Lane - Use for Passing

Sponsored by:

Delegate Folden


In the Senate - Hearing 3/30 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Providing that, on a roadway that has three or more lanes for traffic moving in the same direction with a posted maximum speed limit of 55 miles per hour or more, the far left lane may be used only for the overtaking and passing of another vehicle in a specified manner and under specified circumstances; and establishing that the penalty for a violation of the Act for a first offense is $75, for a second offense is $150, and for a third or subsequent offense is $250.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Folden, Parrott, C. Howard, S. Howard, McKay, McMillan, W. Miller, Oaks, and C. Wilson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Motor Vehicle Operation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Transportation

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November 28, 2017 1:07 P.M.