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Vehicle Laws - Operation of Vehicle When Approaching a Service Vehicle

Sponsored by:

Senator Norman


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Requiring drivers approaching a service vehicle that is stopped, standing, or parked on a highway and using specified visual signals, unless otherwise directed by a police officer or traffic control device, to change lanes into an available lane not immediately adjacent to the service vehicle under specified circumstances or to slow to a reasonable and prudent speed that is safe for existing weather, road, and vehicular or pedestrian traffic conditions.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Norman, Bates, Cassilly, Eckardt, Edwards, Reilly, Salling, Simonaire, and Waugh
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0808
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
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- Occupational Safety
Traffic Regulation
Statutes:Article - Transportation
(21-405, 22-201, 22-218)

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