Drivers of vehicles approaching stationary vehicles displaying certain warning lights; penalty. (HB637)

Introduced By

Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland)

Progress

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

Description

Duties of drivers of vehicles approaching stationary vehicles displaying certain warning lights; penalty. Establishes a minimum fine of $500 for a violation of the requirement for drivers to make a lane change or proceed with caution when approaching stationary vehicles displaying certain warning lights, commonly known as the "Move Over" law. The bill requires a driver who cannot change lanes safely to pass the stationary vehicle at no more than 10 miles per hour. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101018D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/19/2022Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #3 Highway Safety and Policy
01/26/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 3-N)
02/15/2022Left in Transportation

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