SB 861 Modifies provisions relating to following distance for vehicles traveling at electronically coordinated speeds
Sponsor: Hegeman
LR Number: 5625S.02C Fiscal Notes
Committee: Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety
Last Action: 5/18/2018 - Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SB 861-Hegeman, with SCS Journal Page:
Title: SCS SB 861 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2018

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Current Bill Summary


SCS/SB 861 - This act specifies that when multiple vehicles are traveling in a unified manner at electronically coordinated speeds, non-lead vehicles in the group are exempt from certain requirements relating to minimum following distance.

This act is identical to HCS/HB 1295 (2018), and is similar to SB 243 (2017), and to provisions in HCS/HB 108 (2017), SCS/SB 923 (2016), SS/HB 1733 (2016), and HCS/HB 2345 (2016).

ERIC VANDER WEERD