AN ACT TO MODIFY THE MOVE-OVER LAW TO INCLUDE ALL HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE VEHICLES AND UTILITY VEHICLES. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 3/14/11, 5/11/11, and 5/23/12. Enacted June 11, 2012. Effective October 1, 2012.
Summary date: Jun 12 2012 - View summary
Summary date: May 23 2012 - View summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Amends GS 20-157(f) to provide that public service vehicle also applies to highway maintenance vehicles under contract by the state or a local government. Changes the effective date to October 1, 2012 (was, October 1, 2011).
Summary date: May 11 2011 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Amends GS 20-157(f), clarifying that public service vehicle means a vehicle used to assist motorists or law enforcement officers with wrecked or disabled vehicles, or a vehicle used to install, maintain, or restore utility service (was, restore utility service after an unplanned event), including electric, cable, telephone, communications, and gas, or is a highway maintenance vehicle, as detailed.
Summary date: Mar 14 2011 - View summary
Amends GS 20-157(f) as the title indicates. Provides that for purposes of the provisions of subsection (f), which directs motorists to move over or if it is not possible to do so, slow the vehicle speed and be prepared to stop when encountering a public service vehicle parked or standing within 12 feet of a roadway, public service vehicle includes a vehicle being used to restore utility service, including electric, cable, phone or gas utility or is a highway maintenance vehicle owned and operated by the state or a local government (was electric utility service only). Effective October 1, 2011, and applies to offenses on or after that date.