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Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road - Lane Changes

Sponsored by:

Delegate Malone


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation

Synopsis:Altering the circumstances under which a driver may move out of or into a lane by authorizing the move when the driver has reasonably determined it is safe to do so and activated the appropriate turn signal; prohibiting a person from moving a vehicle right or left on a roadway in order to change lanes unless the person gives an appropriate signal in a specified manner, subject to a specified exception; providing that a violation of the Act is not a moving violation for the purpose of assessing points; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Malone, Beidle, Dumais, Flanagan, Fraser-Hidalgo, McComas, and Otto
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Bicycles
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Equipment
Motor Vehicle Operation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Transportation
(21-309, 21-604, 21-605, 27-101)

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October 24, 2017 5:04 P.M.