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  • NJ A1892
  • Requires causes of driver inattention to be noted in traffic accidents.
Introduced
(1/27/2016)
In Committee
(1/27/2016)
Crossed OverPassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill requires the Commissioner of Transportation to annually compile, and make available to the public, information regarding causes of driver inattention in motor vehicles involved in accidents. The bill further requires that the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission modify the traffic accident report forms it supplies to police departments to indicate whether the driver was inattentive, and the particular causes of the driver's inattentiveness involved. Under the bill, causes of driver inattention include, but are not limited to, pagers, facsimile machines, locator devices, AM/FM radios, compact disc players, audio cassette players, video players, citizens band radios and dispatch radios, as well as fatigue, personal grooming, food and beverages, reading, and unsecured pets.
Law and Public Safety
Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee  (on 1/27/2016)
 
 
Date Chamber Action Description
1/27/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
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