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SF 620

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/12/2019 04:13pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; providing a penalty for slow-moving vehicles driving
in the left lane; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169.18, subdivision
10.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169.18, subdivision 10, is amended to read:


Subd. 10.

Slow-moving vehicle.

deleted text beginUpon all roadways anydeleted text end new text begin(a) A person operating a new text endvehicle
deleted text begin proceedingdeleted text end at less than the deleted text beginnormaldeleted text end speed of traffic deleted text beginat the time and place anddeleted text end under the
new text begin existing new text endconditions deleted text beginthen existing shall be drivendeleted text end new text beginmust drive new text endin the right-hand lane deleted text beginthen
available for traffic,
deleted text end or as close as practicable to the right-hand curb or edge of the roadwaydeleted text begin,
except when
deleted text endnew text begin. A person who violates this paragraph must pay a fine of not less than $100.
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new text begin (b) Paragraph (a) does not apply if:
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new text begin (1) the vehicle is new text endovertaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same directiondeleted text begin,
or when
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new text begin (2) the vehicle is new text endpreparing deleted text beginfor a leftdeleted text endnew text begin tonew text end turn new text beginleft new text endat an intersection or into a private road
or drivewaydeleted text begin, or whendeleted text endnew text begin;
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new text begin (3) new text enda specific lane is designated and posted for a specific type of trafficdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; or
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new text begin (4) the vehicle is preparing to exit a controlled access highway by using an exit on the
left side of the road.
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Sec. 2. new text beginPUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN.
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new text begin The commissioner of public safety must conduct a public awareness campaign to increase
public knowledge about Minnesota Statutes, section 169.18, subdivision 10.
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