Mature driver motor vehicle crash prevention course; option for court in adjudicating defendants. (SB180)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeff McWaters (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Mature driver crash prevention. Provides for a course in mature driver motor vehicle crash prevention and provides that such course is an option for the court in adjudicating defendants. The bill also lowers the age at which drivers are required to appear before the DMV for renewal from 80 to 75 and requires that licenses issued to persons age 75 or older be valid for no more than five years. The bill contains a delayed effective date. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/02/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102126D
01/02/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB180)
01/22/2014Reported from Transportation (11-Y 3-N)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB180)
01/24/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (34-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2014Passed by for the day
01/29/2014Read third time and defeated by Senate (19-Y 20-N)
01/29/2014Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/29/2014Defeated by Senate (19-Y 19-N)
01/29/2014Chair votes No


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 8 minutes.