SB 517 Imposes an additional $1,500 fine for failing to drive in the right-hand lane
Sponsor: Brown
LR Number: 4307S.01I Fiscal Note not available
Committee: Transportation
Last Action: 1/5/2012 - Second Read and Referred S Transportation Committee Journal Page: S62
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Effective Date: August 28, 2012

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SB 517 - This act imposes an additional $1,500 fine for failing to drive in the right-hand lane. Under current law, vehicles must be driven in the right-hand lane except for passing another vehicle, preparing to make a left turn, or when otherwise marked by traffic signals. A violation of the current law is a Class C misdemeanor (up to 15 days in jail/ fine up to $300).

STEPHEN WITTE