Florida Senate - 2014 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS/CS/CS/SB 218, 1st Eng.
Senate . House
Floor: WD/3R .
04/23/2014 03:50 PM .
Senator Clemens moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Between lines 87 and 88
5 Section 2. Subsections (3) through (5) of section 316.081,
6 Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
7 316.081 Driving on right side of roadway; exceptions.—
(3) On a road, street, or highway having two or more lanes
9 allowing movement in the same direction, a driver may not
10 continue to operate a motor vehicle at any speed which is more
11 than 10 miles per hour slower than the posted speed limit in the
12 furthermost left-hand lane if the driver knows or reasonably
13 should know that he or she is being overtaken in that lane from
14 the rear by a motor vehicle traveling at a higher rate of speed.
15 This subsection does not apply to drivers operating a vehicle
16 that is overtaking another vehicle proceeding in the same
17 direction, or is preparing for a left turn at an intersection.
18 (3) (4) Upon any roadway having four or more lanes for
19 moving traffic and providing for two-way movement of traffic, no
20 vehicle shall be driven to the left of the centerline of the
21 roadway, except when authorized by official traffic control
22 devices designating certain lanes to the left side of the center
23 of the roadway for use by traffic not otherwise permitted to use
24 such lanes, or except as permitted under paragraph (1)(b).
25 However, this subsection shall not be construed as prohibiting
26 the crossing of the centerline in making a left turn into or
27 from an alley, private road, or driveway.
28 (4) (5) A violation of this section is a noncriminal traffic
29 infraction, punishable as a moving violation as provided in
30 chapter 318.
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33 And the title is amended as follows:
34 Delete line 8
35 and insert:
36 exceptions; amending s. 316.081, F.S.; removing a
37 prohibition relating to vehicles being driven 10 miles
38 per hour slower than the posted speed limit on certain
39 highways under certain circumstances; amending s.
40 335.06, F.S.; authorizing the