SB0378

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Vehicle Laws - Operation of Vehicle on Approach of Tow Truck

Sponsored by:

Senator Jacobs

Status:

In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings


Synopsis:Requiring drivers approaching a tow truck 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 make a lane change into an available lane not immediately adjacent to the tow truck under specified circumstances or to slow to a reasonable and prudent speed that is safe for specified existing conditions under specified circumstances.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Jacobs
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  Listen to 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
Towing
Traffic Regulation
Trucks
Statutes:Article - Transportation
(21-405, 22-218)

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October 24, 2017 1:08 P.M.