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 »


Bill Has Passed


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)
02/27/2020Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Read third time
03/03/2020Passed by for the day
03/04/2020Read third time
03/04/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1066ER)
03/07/2020Signed by President
03/08/2020Signed by Speaker
03/09/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1066ER)
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/07/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 815 (effective 7/1/20)
04/07/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0815)