Bill No.: HB0113 Drafter: IDS
LSO No.: 09LSO-0188 Effective Date: 7/1/2009
Enrolled Act No.: HEA0029
Chapter No.: 69
Prime Sponsor: Representative Buchanan
Catch Title: Careless driving.
Subject: Regulation of traffic.
· This act creates a new crime called careless driving. A person is guilty of careless driving if they operate a vehicle in a manner inconsistent with the exercise of due and diligent care normally exercised by a reasonably prudent person and in a manner that creates an unreasonable risk of harm to other persons or property.
· The act specifies that it does apply to persons, motor vehicles and equipment while in work upon a highway in addition to other vehicles.