REPORT TITLE:
Highways; Right Lane


DESCRIPTION:
Authorizes the director of transportation and counties to adopt
rules or ordinances, as the case may be, to direct slower traffic
such as heavy trucks, to use the right lane in multi-lane
highways, except for passing.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.           
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO RULES OF THE ROAD.



BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  Chapter 291C, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended by adding a new section to part V, to be appropriately
 
 3 designated and to read as follows:
 
 4      "291C-    Use of right lane except to pass.  The director
 
 5 of transportation, by rules adopted in accordance with chapter
 
 6 91, and the counties by ordinance, may require the use of the
 
 7 right lane on multi-lane highways by all slower traffic,
 
 8 including heavy trucks.  Appropriate signage shall direct slower
 
 9 traffic to use the right lane, except for passing."
 
10      SECTION 2.  New statutory material is underscored.
 
11      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
 
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13                              INTRODUCED BY:______________________