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Vehicle Laws - Giving Way to Overtaking Vehicles in the Left Lane

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Senator Young


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Providing that on a roadway that has two or more lanes for traffic moving in the same direction a vehicle being overtaken in the far left lane shall give way to the right in favor of the overtaking vehicle under specified circumstances; and establishing that the penalty for a violation of the Act for a first offense is $100, for a second offense, is $300, and for a third and subsequent offenses, is $500.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Operation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Transportation
(21-303, 27-101)

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