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Vehicle Laws - Passing Bicycles, Personal Mobility Devices, or Motor Scooters

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Delegate Lafferty


In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Requiring a driver of a motor vehicle that passes a bicycle, an EPAMD, or a motor scooter at a distance of less than 3 feet in accordance with a specified provision of law to slow to a reasonable and prudent speed that is safe for existing weather, road, and vehicular or pedestrian traffic conditions and does not endanger, impede, or interfere with the bicycle, EPAMD, motor scooter or other traffic; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Lafferty, Fraser-Hidalgo, Lam, Carr, Chang, Ebersole, Krimm, Lierman, Miele, and Moon
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1123
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Bicycles
Motorcycles and Motor Scooters
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Operation
Traffic Regulation
Statutes:Article - Transportation

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