SB 553-3_ Filed 03/26/2009, 07:19 Dvorak
Adopted 3/26/2009

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    I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 553 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 4, line 23; (09)MO055304.4. -->     Page 4, between lines 23 and 24, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 9-21-8-5; (09)MO055304.6. -->     "SECTION 6. IC 9-21-8-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY1, 2009]: Sec. 5. The following rules govern the overtaking and passing of vehicles proceeding in the same direction, subject to the limitations, exceptions, and special rules stated:
        (1) A person who drives a vehicle overtaking another vehicle proceeding in the same direction shall pass to the left of the other vehicle at a safe distance and may not again drive to the right side of the roadway until safely clear of the overtaken vehicle.
        (2) Except when overtaking and passing on the right is permitted, a person who drives an overtaken vehicle shall give way to the right in favor of the overtaking vehicle on audible signal and may not increase the speed of the overtaken vehicle until completely passed by the overtaking vehicle.
         (3) A person who drives a vehicle overtaking a bicycle shall:
            (A) allow at least three (3) feet of clearance between the vehicle and the bicycle; and

            (B) not return to the original lane until the vehicle is safely clear of the bicycle.
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to ESB 553 as printed March 24, 2009.)


Representative Dvorak

MO055304/DI 96     2009