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HB18-1191

Local Government Alter Speed Limits

Concerning a local authority's ability to alter speed limits within the local authority's jurisdiction.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subjects:
Local Government
Transportation & Motor Vehicles

Current law requires county and municipal authorities (authorities) to conduct a traffic investigation or survey before increasing or decreasing the speed limits within the authority's jurisdiction. The bill adds the requirement that the authority consider the following factors:

  • Road characteristics;
  • Current and future development;
  • Environmental factors;
  • Parking practices;
  • Pedestrian and bicycle activity in the vicinity; and
  • Crash statistics from the most recent year.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. F. Winter
Sen. J. Kefalas, Sen. B. Martinez Humenik

Sponsor

Co-sponsor