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2017 Senate Bill 477: Define “reduce and maintain a safe speed”
Introduced by Sen. Dale W. Zorn (R) on June 21, 2017 To amend a law that requires drivers to move over or "reduce and maintain a safe speed" when passing police or emergency vehicles on the side of the road. The bill would define “reduce speed” as slowing down by at least 10 miles an hour.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on June 21, 2017
Reported in the Senate on December 5, 2017 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on December 6, 2017.
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To expand a law that requires drivers to move over or "reduce and maintain a safe speed" when passing police or emergency vehicles on the side of the road so this is also required for tow trucks, garbage trucks, surveyors, road maintenance and utility vehicles. The bill would define “reduce speed” as slowing down by at least 10 miles an hour.
Received in the House on December 6, 2017
Referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on December 6, 2017

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