Careless driving; cause of injury to vulnerable road user, penalty. (SB919)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Careless driving; cause of injury to vulnerable road user; penalty. Provides that a person who operates a motor vehicle in a careless or distracted manner and causes serious bodily injury to a pedestrian or person riding a bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device, electric bicycle, wheel chair or wheel chair conveyance, skateboard, skates, foot-scooter, animal, or animal-drawn vehicle is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. Upon conviction of such offense, the court may suspend the person's driver's license for a period of not more than six months. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104398D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/31/2018Committee substitute printed to LIS only 18106297D-S1
01/31/2018Passed by indefinitely in Transportation (7-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)