Stationary mail vehicles; related to passing. (HB1379)

Introduced By

Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Approaching stationary mail vehicles; reduce speed. Requires the driver of any motor vehicle approaching a vehicle used to collect or deliver the United States mail that is displaying a flashing, blinking, or alternating amber light to proceed with due caution and maintain a safe speed. A violation of this provision is punishable as a traffic infraction. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101148D
12/08/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2015Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
01/19/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/27/2015Reported from Transportation with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2015Committee substitute printed 15104316D-H1
01/28/2015Read first time
01/29/2015Passed by for the day
01/30/2015Read second time
01/30/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104316D-H1
01/30/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1379H1
02/02/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/02/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/11/2015Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Read third time
02/16/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1379ER)
02/19/2015Signed by Speaker
02/20/2015Signed by President
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/23/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/23/15
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/16/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 189 (effective 7/1/15)
03/16/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0189)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.