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SB 408: Highway Safety

GENERAL BILL by Passidomo

Highway Safety; Deleting the definition of the term “vulnerable road user”; revising provisions relating to the overtaking and passing of a vehicle; exempting bicycles from provisions for passing a vehicle on the right at the bicycle rider’s own risk with no liability to other motor vehicle drivers under certain circumstances; specifying that a bicycle is a vehicle under Florida law and shall be operated in the same manner as any other vehicle, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Transportation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/19/2017 Senate • Filed
2/1/2017 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 66
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 66
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Transportation