HB811: Driver of motor vehicle following too closely; includes non-motor vehicles.


Offered January 8, 2014
Prefiled January 7, 2014
A BILL to amend and reenact § 46.2-816 of the Code of Virginia, relating to drivers following too closely.
Patron-- Lopez

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 46.2-816 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 46.2-816. Following too closely.

The driver of a motor vehicle shall not follow another motor vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard to the speed of both vehicles and the traffic on, and conditions of, the highway at the time.