SB 1077 Imposes additional fines and driver's license suspensions on persons failing to yield the right-of-way
LR Number:4411S.01I Fiscal Note:4411-01
Last Action:02/19/02 - Hearing Conducted S Transportation Committee Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 2002
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Current Bill Summary

SB 1077 - This act establishes "Clutch's Law". Under this act, additional fines and driver's license suspensions will be imposed on any person failing to yield the right-of-way when the violation results in physical injury, serious physical injury, or death to a person. In addition to the normal penalties, a person violating this act which results in physical injury will be fined $200 and have his or driver's license suspended for 30 days. A serious physical injury results, an additional $500 fine and a 90 day license suspension is imposed. If the violation leads to a fatality, an additional $1,000 fine and six month license suspension is imposed. The additional fines are deposited in the motorcycle safety trust fund.

This act is identical to HB 1534 (2002).