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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)

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  • 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    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 408, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/19/2017 at 3:35 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 66 Highway Safety Clemens Similar Last Action: 12/14/2016 S Withdrawn prior to introduction -SJ 42

    Citations - Statutes (21)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    212.05 Sales, storage, use tax. Page 16 (pdf)
    316.003 Definitions. Page 4 (pdf)
    316.027 Crash involving death or personal injuries. Page 5 (pdf)
    316.072 Obedience to and effect of traffic laws. Page 30 (pdf)
    316.083 Overtaking and passing a vehicle. Page 7 (pdf)
    316.084 When overtaking on the right is permitted. Page 8 (pdf)
    316.085 Limitations on overtaking, passing, changing lanes and changing course. Page 9 (pdf)
    316.0875 No-passing zones. Page 10 (pdf)
    316.151 Required position and method of turning at intersections. Page 11 (pdf)
    316.1923 Aggressive careless driving. Page 31 (pdf)
    316.1925 Careless driving. Page 13 (pdf)
    316.2065 Bicycle regulations. Page 14 (pdf)
    316.545 Weight and load unlawful; special fuel and motor fuel tax enforcement; inspection; penalty; review. Page 18 (pdf)
    316.613 Child restraint requirements. Page 19 (pdf)
    318.14 Noncriminal traffic infractions; exception; procedures. Page 31 (pdf)
    318.18 Amount of penalties. Page 32 (pdf)
    318.19 Infractions requiring a mandatory hearing. Page 15 (pdf)
    320.08 License taxes. Page 20 (pdf)
    322.0261 Driver improvement course; requirement to maintain driving privileges; failure to complete; department approval of course. Page 29 (pdf)
    655.960 Definitions; ss. 655.960-655.965. Page 30 (pdf)
    860.065 Commercial transportation; penalty for use in commission of a felony. Page 30 (pdf)

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