|SB 1146||Regulates the use of traffic-control devices known as "Traffic Signal Preemption Systems"|
|LR Number:||4209S.01I||Fiscal Note:||4209-01|
|Last Action:||02/10/04 - Hearing Conducted S Transportation Committee||Journal page:|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 2004|
SB 1146 - This act regulates the use of "Traffic Signal Preemption Systems" (TSPS). These devices are used to control traffic signals at intersections. Under the act, these devices may be used by:
(1) Emergency vehicle operators during an emergency;
(2) Authorized bus operators to maintain a longer green light; and
(3) An authorized operator in a traffic signal maintenance vehicle in order to facilitate traffic signal maintenance activities.
An unauthorized person using such a device shall be
guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.