HB0531 (CH0544)

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2018 Regular Session



Motor Vehicles - Operation When Approaching Vehicle With Visual Signals

Sponsored by:

Delegate Healey


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 544

Synopsis:Requiring drivers approaching from the rear certain vehicles that are stopped, standing, or parked on a highway and using certain visual signals to make a lane change to an available lane not immediately adjacent to the stopped, standing, or parked vehicle under certain circumstances, or to slow to a reasonable and prudent speed that is safe for certain existing conditions under certain circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Healey, Pena-Melnyk, B. Barnes, Beidle, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frush, Jalisi, and Stein
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0445
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Highways
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Operation
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Traffic Regulation
Statutes:Article - Transportation
(21-405, 22-201, 22-218, 22-218.2)

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May 11, 2018 4:29 P.M.