Bill Text: AZ HB2117 | 2010 | Forty-ninth Legislature 2nd Regular | Introduced
Bill Title: Technical correction; overtaking bicycles [Track Bill]
Status: 2010-01-11 - Prefiled [HB2117 Detail]
PREFILED JAN 11 2010
REFERENCE TITLE: technical correction; overtaking bicycles
State of Arizona
House of Representatives
Second Regular Session
amending section 28-735, Arizona Revised Statutes; relating to vehicle regulation.
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Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:
Section 1. Section 28-735, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:
28-735. Overtaking bicycles; civil penalties
A. When overtaking and passing a bicycle proceeding in the same direction, a person driving a motor vehicle shall exercise due care by leaving a safe distance between the motor vehicle and the bicycle of not less than three feet until the motor vehicle is safely past the overtaken bicycle.
B. If a person violates this section and the violation results in a collision causing:
1. Serious physical injury as defined in section 13‑105 to another person, the violator is subject to a civil penalty of up to five hundred dollars.
2. Death to another person, the violator is subject to a civil penalty of up to one thousand dollars.
C. Subsection B of this section does not apply to if a bicyclist who is injured in a vehicular traffic lane when a designated bicycle lane or path is present and passable.