Handheld photo speed monitoring devices; DSP may operate in or around a highway work zone. (SB1521)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Handheld photo speed monitoring devices. Provides that the Department of State Police may operate a handheld photo speed monitoring device, defined in the bill, in or around a highway work zone for the purpose of recording images of vehicles that are traveling at speeds of at least 12 miles per hour above the posted highway work zone speed limit within such highway work zone when (i) workers are present and (ii) such highway work zone is indicated by appropriately placed signs displaying the maximum speed limit and the use of such handheld automated speed monitoring device. The bill also provides that the operator of a vehicle shall be liable for a monetary civil penalty, not to exceed $125, if such vehicle is found to be traveling at speeds of at least 12 miles per hour above the posted highway work zone speed limit by the handheld photo monitoring device. Amends § 46.2-882, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/08/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Transportation Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103500D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation

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