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SB 0025 - Rules of the Road; when driver of a vehicle need not stop upon meeting or passing a school bus; clarify

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Bill Heath
Last Action: 2/15/2019 - Effective Date
Senate Committee: Public Safety
House Committee: Public Safety and Homeland Security
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

SB 25 amends Code Section 40-6-163 to allow drivers to not stop upon meeting or passing a school bus in a highway with separate roadways that is separated by a grass median, unpaved area or physical barrier. It also removes the permitting of not stopping on a highway divided by a turning lane. 

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