Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety bill – H.3172 A bill to require that motorists stop for pedestrians already lawfully in the middle of a marked, unsignalized crosswalk. Current law only requires motorists yield, not stop. Vulnerable Roadway User bill – H.3173 A bill to require a motorist who has been charged with causing injury to a […]
Anything related to how our laws are enforced by police officers. Think about when police officers do that, including penalties from bike or bike-car collisions, ticket diversion programs, etc.
House Bill 3615 Volunteer Beverly Pack testified recently, in support of PCC’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety bill, H.3615. The bill would requires a Defensive Driving course for any motorist that injures a vulnerable road user while Failing to Yield Right of Way. Among other things, it also requires cars stop, not just yield, for pedestrians in […]
As we enter 2018, there’s new optimism at the state house that Distracted Driving will again be an issue we contend with in South Carolina. House bill H.4480 has a chance this year, and it got its hearing yesterday in the joint subcommittee on Motor Vehicles and Transportation, which Rep. Jason Elliot of Greenville chairs. Covered by […]
A post by PCC’s Amy Johnson Ely, originally published in the national BikeLaw blog. The landscape of bike and street politics has changed. The entire movement is redefining itself, and it is going to be beautiful. The identity of “bicyclists” has evolved. Our leadership can and should represent more – more than what some […]