Pedestrians; drivers to stop when yielding the right-of-way. (HB1705)

Introduced By

Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Yielding the right-of-way to pedestrians; stopping. Clarifies the duties of vehicle drivers to stop when yielding to pedestrians at (i) clearly marked crosswalks, whether at midblock or at the end of any block; (ii) any regular pedestrian crossing included in the prolongation of the lateral boundary lines of the adjacent sidewalk at the end of a block; or (iii) any intersection when the driver is approaching on a highway where the maximum speed limit is not more than 35 miles per hour. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


02/12/2020: In Committee


01/17/2020Presented and ordered printed 20105498D
01/17/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/23/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1705)
01/23/2020Assigned Transportation sub: Motor Vehicles
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/06/2020Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation

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