SB 187 Adds stationary utility vehicles to the list of vehicles requiring drivers of motor vehicles to proceed with caution upon approach
Sponsor: Hegeman
LR Number: 0488S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety
Last Action: 2/16/2017 - Hearing Conducted S Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2017

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Current Bill Summary

SB 187 – This act adds stationary vehicles operated by a utility worker displaying lighted amber or amber and white lights to the laws requiring motor vehicle operators to proceed with caution and yield the right of way or reduce speed upon approaching the lighted vehicle.

This act is similar to provisions in CCS/SB 8 (2017), SCS/HB 85 (2017), CCS/SB 225 (2017), SB 1071 (2016), HCS/HB 1449 (2016), and SS/HB 1733 (2016).