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  • NJ A1348
  • Requires motorists operating vehicles to maintain reasonable and safe distance when overtaking pedestrians and certain bicycles.
Introduced
(1/27/2016)
In Committee
(2/8/2016)
Crossed OverPassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill requires motorists to maintain a reasonable and safe distance of at least four feet when overtaking a pedestrian. The bill also requires a motorist to maintain a reasonable and safe distance of at least four feet when overtaking a bicycle that is travelling in the same direction. The bill defines pedestrian to include: pedestrians, persons in wheelchairs, utility and property maintenance workers, and any other persons legally permitted to be upon the roadway for work or recreation. The penalty for a violation is a fine of between $100 and $500.
2nd Reading in the Assembly, Transportation and Independent Authorities
Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading  (on 2/8/2016)
 
 
Date Chamber Action Description
2/8/2016 A Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading
2/8/2016 Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Hearing (10:00 2/8/2016 Committee Room 11, 4th Floor)
1/27/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 2/8/2016 Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee: Reported with Amendments 12 0 1