2007 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road Prior Year Introduction As: SB 429/06
Sponsored By:
Delegates Conway, Aumann, Bates, Boteler, Bromwell, Cane, Eckardt, Elmore, Frank, Haddaway, Holmes, Kelly, Kramer, Kullen, Mathias, McKee, Miller, O'Donnell, Shank, Shewell, Sossi, Stull, and Weir
Vehicle Laws - Right-of-Way - Penalties for Failure to Yield


Establishing that, if a person is convicted of failing to yield the right-of-way in violation of specified provisions of law and the violation contributes to an accident that results in serious bodily injury to another, the person is subject to a $500 fine and a 90-day period of license suspension; establishing a fine of $1,000 and a 180 day period of license suspension if the violation contributes to an accident resulting in the death of another; providing that the penalties are in addition to any other penalty provided by law; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/6 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate Robert A. McKee, District 2A
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Tanya Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death.
Drivers' Licenses
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Administration
Traffic Regulations

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 27-114 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered