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SB18-140

Motor Vehicle And Vulnerable Road User Penalties

Concerning the penalties imposed on the driver of a motor vehicle who causes at least serious physical injuries to a vulnerable road user.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subject:
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Bill Summary

Current law prohibits driving a motor vehicle in a careless manner. The bill makes it a class 1 misdemeanor when this behavior injures or kills a vulnerable road user; requires a violator to attend a driver improvement school and perform community service; and subjects a violator to a restitution order and license suspension.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

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Status

Introduced
Lost

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. M. Merrifield

Sponsor

Sen. A. Kerr

Co-sponsor