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SB 1406 Improper driving; penalty.

Introduced by: Jill Holtzman Vogel | Richard H. Black | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Improper driving; penalty. Provides that any person who drives a vehicle on any highway while failing to provide the attention necessary for the safe operation of the vehicle but when such conduct does not constitute reckless driving is guilty of improper driving. The bill provides that improper driving is a punishable as a traffic infraction punishable by a fine of $300. Current law establishes a mechanism by which a person charged with reckless driving may be found guilty of improper driving and not guilty of reckless driving or an attorney for the Commonwealth may reduce a charge of reckless driving to improper driving. The bill leaves that current mechanism in place.


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