CS/SB 658: Road Rage and Aggressive Careless Driving [EPCC]
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Bennett
Road Rage and Aggressive Careless Driving [EPCC]; Creates the "Highway Safety Act" to reduce road rage and aggressive careless driving, reduce the incidence of drivers' interfering with the movement of traffic, minimize crashes, and promote the orderly, free flow of traffic on roads and highways. Requires a driver to yield the left lane when being overtaken by a motor vehicle traveling at a higher rate of speed on roads, streets, or highways with two or more lanes, etc.
Last Action: 5/2/2008 Senate - Died in Committee on Finance and Tax
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• Referred to Transportation; Criminal Justice; Finance and Tax; Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 02/06/08, 12:45 pm, 37-S --Temporarily postponed
• Introduced, referred to Transportation; Criminal Justice; Finance and Tax; Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations -SJ 00040; On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 02/06/08, 12:45 pm, 37-S --Temporarily postponed
• On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 03/25/08, 9:00 am, 37-S
• Favorable with 1 amendment(s) by Transportation (460672); YEAS 5 NAYS 3 -SJ 00345
• Now in Criminal Justice -SJ 00345
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 04/21/08, 2:30 pm, 401-S
• CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 1 -SJ 00753; CS read 1st time on 04/23/08 -SJ 00755
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2); Now in Finance and Tax -SJ 00753
• Died in Committee on Finance and Tax
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