STUDY/UPDATE BICYCLE SAFETY LAWS.

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 232 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 12, 2015
AN ACT TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO STUDY THE BICYCLE SAFETY LAWS IN THIS STATE AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS AS TO HOW THE LAWS MAY BE REVISED TO BETTER ENSURE THE SAFETY OF BICYCLISTS AND MOTORISTS ON THE ROADWAYS.
Intro. by Whitmire, Shepard, Jeter.

Status: Ch. SL 2015-45 (House Action) (Jun 2 2015)

Bill History:

H 232/S.L. 2015-45

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 4 2015 - More information

    AN ACT TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO STUDY THE BICYCLE SAFETY LAWS IN THIS STATE AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS AS TO HOW THE LAWS MAY BE REVISED TO BETTER ENSURE THE SAFETY OF BICYCLISTS AND MOTORISTS ON THE ROADWAYS. Enacted June 2, 2015. Effective June 2, 2015.


  • Summary date: Mar 31 2015 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Adds language that provides that the Department of Transportation must designate the members listed in subdivisions (1) through (8) for the working group and then the members of the working group must select a chair and designate the remaining members of the working group. Requires the working group to ensure that membership composition includes representation of different operator and geographical perspectives.


  • Summary date: Mar 12 2015 - More information

    Requires the Department of Transportation (DOT) to study the state's bicycle safety laws, focusing on any statutory revisions that are needed to better ensure the safety of bicyclists and motorists. Specifies items that DOT must consider. Requires DOT to convene a working group of interested parties, limited to 12 members. Specifies interest groups that must be included in the working group. Requires DOT to report to the Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee on or before December 31, 2015. 


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