Safe driving practices near stationary solid waste haulers.

Authors: Representative Greg Beumer

Co-authors: Representative Thomas Saunders, Representative Justin Moed

Sponsors: Senator Jeff Raatz, Senator Ronald Grooms


Defines solid waste hauler as a vehicle in which solid waste or recyclable materials are transported to a transfer station or final disposal facility. Provides that it is a Class A infraction for a person to fail to make a lane change or slow the person's vehicle when approaching a stationary solid waste hauler that is giving a signal by displaying alternately flashing amber lights. Provides that the failure to make a lane change or slow the vehicle results in an additional suspension of driving privileges when the failure results in damage to the property of another person, or in injury to or the death of another person.