Driver of an overtaking vehicle; driver of an overtaken vehicle shall move to the right. (HB1066)

Introduced By

Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Signals; overtaking vehicle. Removes the requirement that the driver of an overtaking vehicle use his lights or an audible method to signal to the driver of a slower vehicle to move to the right. The bill does not change the requirement that the slower-moving vehicle move to the right for an overtaking vehicle. Read the Bill »


01/30/2020: In Committee


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101984D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2020Assigned Transportation sub: Motor Vehicles
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1066)
01/20/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 2-N)
01/20/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/23/2020Reported from Transportation with amendments (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2020Read first time
01/28/2020Read second time
01/28/2020Committee amendments agreed to
01/28/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB1066E
01/28/2020Printed as engrossed 20101984D-E
01/29/2020Read third time and passed House (89-Y 8-N)
01/29/2020VOTE: Passage (89-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1066E)

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