Bicycles; permits operators to treat a stop sign as a yield sign in certain situations. (HB2262)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News), and Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

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

Description

Traffic regulation; bicycles. Permits operators of bicycles to treat a stop sign as a yield sign in certain situations. The bill requires the driver of a motor vehicle to change lanes when overtaking a bicycle or certain other vehicles when the lane of travel is not wide enough for the overtaking motor vehicle to pass at least three feet to the left of the overtaken vehicle. The bill also removes the limitations on riding bicycles and certain other vehicles two abreast. Read the Bill »

Status

01/17/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Transportation Committee

History

DateAction
01/13/2021Committee
01/13/2021Presented and ordered printed 21101122D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/17/2021Assigned Transportation sub: Motor Vehicles

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