Meeting to consider SB 1024, SB 880, SB 1015, and SB 1002

Senate Transportation Committee

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Off the Floor

S.B. 1024 (Rafferty and Sabatina): Amends Title 75 (Vehicles) to increase the fines and penalties for a distracted driving violation in an active work zone or a highway safety corridor.

S.B. 880 (Langerholc): Amends Title 75 (Vehicles) to update the standard trailer width of truck tractors from 96” to 102”.

Amendment No. 5347 (Langerholc):  Provides posting restrictions for local authorities and changes the effective date.

S.B. 1015 (Martin and Aument): Amends Title 75 (Vehicles) to improve incident management by Special Emergency Response Teams.

S.B. 1002 (White): Designates a bridge on State Route 1041 in Grant Township and Canoe Township, Indiana County, as the Army SPC Christine L. Mayes Memorial Bridge.

Amendment No. 5382 (Rafferty):  Incorporates S.B. 974 (White) to designate a bridge on State Route 286 in Montgomery Township, Indiana County, as the Sgt. Edward John Parada Memorial Bridge.