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Bill Detail: HB20-1145

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Title Move Over Or Slow Down For Official Vehicle
Status Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (03/13/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
  • Transportation & Motor Vehicles
House Sponsors H. McKean (R)
Senate Sponsors C. Holbert (R)
L. Garcia (D)
House Committee Transportation and Local Government
Senate Committee Transportation and Energy
Date Introduced 01/17/2020
Description

Current law requires a driver who is overtaking an emergency
vehicle, tow vehicle, or public utility vehicle that is parked on the side of
the road to reduce and maintain a safe speed. The bill requires:
  • The driver to slow down to 25 miles per hour if the speed
limit is less than 45 miles per hour; or
  • The driver to slow down at least 20 miles per hour less than

the posted speed limit if the speed limit is 45 miles per hour
or more.

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