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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lafferty


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation

Synopsis:Requiring that when overtaking a bicycle, an electric personal assistive mobility device (EPAMD), or a motor scooter, the driver of a vehicle is required to pass at a safe speed; and repealing a specified exception to a specified requirement that a driver overtake and pass a bicycle, an EPAMD, or a motor scooter in a specified manner that applies when a highway lacks sufficient width.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Lafferty, Fraser-Hidalgo, Aumann, Carr, Frush, Lierman, Luedtke, McIntosh, and Miele
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0547
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Bicycles
Motorcycles and Motor Scooters
Motor Vehicle Operation
Traffic Regulation
Statutes:Article - Transportation

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