Report Title:

Traffic Violations; Speed Limit

 

Description:

Makes driving over 15 miles per hour above the posted speed limit a speeding violation.

 


HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1753

TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE, 2009

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT


 

 

relating to traffic Violations.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 291C-102, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"291C-102 Noncompliance with speed limit prohibited. (a) A person violates this section if the person drives:

(1) A motor vehicle at a speed greater than the maximum speed limit other than provided in section 291C‑105; or

(2) A motor vehicle at a speed less than the minimum speed limit,

where the maximum or minimum speed limit is established by county ordinance or by official signs placed by the director of transportation on highways under the director's jurisdiction.

(b) If the maximum speed limit is exceeded by more than ten miles per hour, a surcharge of $10 shall be imposed, in addition to any other penalties, and shall be deposited into the neurotrauma special fund.

(c) It shall not be a violation of this section if the person drives a motor vehicle on a controlled access roadway at a speed that does not exceed the posted maximum speed limit by more than fifteen miles per hour."

SECTION 2. This Act does not affect rights and duties that matured, penalties that were incurred, and proceedings that were begun, before its effective date.

SECTION 3. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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