2009 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road Prior Year Introduction As: HB 143/08 - ENV Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 428
Sponsored By:
Delegates Cardin, Bobo, Bronrott, G. Clagett, Hammen, Morhaim, Ross, and Stein
Vehicle Laws - Bicycles, EPAMDs, and Motor Scooters - Rules of the Road


Requiring that a driver of a motor vehicle, when overtaking a bicycle, an Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Device (EPAMD), or a motor scooter, pass safely at a specified distance; requiring a driver of a motor vehicle to yield the right-of-way to a person who is riding a bicycle, an EPAMD, or a motor scooter in a bicycle lane; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Traffic Regulations

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 21-1209 )


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