senate Bill S309A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires a study of the performance of the state's roadways in reducing the risk of motor vehicles departing the travel lane and overturning, or colliding with fixed objects

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Jan 17, 2014 print number 309a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

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S309 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A176A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14, Transp L; amd §361, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7399A, A10125A

S309 - Summary

Requires a study of the performance of the state's roadways in reducing the risk of motor vehicles departing the travel lane and overturning, or colliding with fixed objects, or colliding with motorized or non-motorized vehicles or pedestrians, or leaving the roadway; further requires the commissioner of transportation and the thruway authority to submit a report to the governor and legislature.

S309 - Sponsor Memo

S309 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   309

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the transportation law and the public  authorities  law,
  in  relation  to the study and examination of the state's roadways and
  the thruway in reducing certain motor vehicle risks

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section 14 of the transportation law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 36 to read as follows:
  36. TO STUDY AND EXAMINE THE PERFORMANCE OF THE  STATE'S  ROADWAYS  IN
REDUCING  THE RISK OF MOTOR VEHICLES DEPARTING THE TRAVEL LANE AND OVER-
TURNING, OR COLLIDING WITH FIXED OBJECTS, OR COLLIDING WITH MOTORIZED OR
NON-MOTORIZED VEHICLES OR PEDESTRIANS,  OR  LEAVING  THE  ROADWAY.  SUCH
STUDY  AND EXAMINATION SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, SEGMENTS OF
THE STATE'S ROADWAYS WITH A HIGH NUMBER OF FATAL CRASHES,  AND  SEGMENTS
OF  ROADWAY  WITH  HAZARDOUS FEATURES SUCH AS STEEP SLOPES, EMBANKMENTS,
CLIFFS, DROP-OFFS OR DEEP BODIES OF WATER. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SUBMIT
A REPORT ON LANE DEPARTURES, UTILIZING EXISTING DATA WHENEVER  POSSIBLE,
BEGINNING  NO  LATER THAN AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN AND
ANNUALLY THEREAFTER, TO THE GOVERNOR AND THE  LEGISLATURE  WHICH  REPORT
SHALL  INCLUDE  BUT  SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO: (A) THE NUMBER AND TYPE OF
TRAVEL LANE DEPARTURE CRASHES ON THE STATE'S ROADWAYS INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, FIXED OBJECT, HEAD-ON, CROSS-OVER,  ROLLOVER  AND  SIDESWIPE
CRASHES,  ROADWAY DEPARTURES, AND THOSE INVOLVING NON-MOTORIZED VEHICLES
AND PEDESTRIANS; (B) THE EXTENT TO WHICH  THE  DEPARTMENT  HAS  ANALYZED
CRASH DATA AND IDENTIFIED AND CONSIDERED THE SAFETY NEEDS OF THE STATE'S
ROADWAYS  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  HIGH-FATALITY  SEGMENTS  AND
SEGMENTS WITH HAZARDOUS FEATURES  SUCH  AS  STEEP  SLOPES,  EMBANKMENTS,
CLIFFS,  DROP-OFFS  OR  DEEP  BODIES  OF WATER; AND (C) THE MEASURES AND
STRATEGIES THAT THE DEPARTMENT HAS UNDERTAKEN, OR PLANS TO UNDERTAKE, TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S309A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A176A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14, Transp L; amd §361, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7399A, A10125A

S309A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a study of the performance of the state's roadways in reducing the risk of motor vehicles departing the travel lane and overturning, or colliding with fixed objects, or colliding with motorized or non-motorized vehicles or pedestrians, or leaving the roadway; further requires the commissioner of transportation and the thruway authority to submit a report to the governor and legislature.

S309A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S309A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 309--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. DIAZ, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Transportation --
  recommitted to the Committee  on  Transportation  in  accordance  with
  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the transportation law and the public  authorities  law,
  in  relation  to the study and examination of the state's roadways and
  the thruway in reducing certain motor vehicle risks

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section 14 of the transportation law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 36 to read as follows:
  36. TO STUDY AND EXAMINE THE PERFORMANCE OF THE  STATE'S  ROADWAYS  IN
REDUCING  THE RISK OF MOTOR VEHICLES DEPARTING THE TRAVEL LANE AND OVER-
TURNING, OR COLLIDING WITH FIXED OBJECTS, OR COLLIDING WITH MOTORIZED OR
NON-MOTORIZED VEHICLES OR PEDESTRIANS,  OR  LEAVING  THE  ROADWAY.  SUCH
STUDY  AND EXAMINATION SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, SEGMENTS OF
THE STATE'S ROADWAYS WITH A HIGH NUMBER OF FATAL CRASHES,  AND  SEGMENTS
OF  ROADWAY  WITH  HAZARDOUS FEATURES SUCH AS STEEP SLOPES, EMBANKMENTS,
CLIFFS, DROP-OFFS OR DEEP BODIES OF WATER. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SUBMIT
A REPORT ON LANE DEPARTURES, UTILIZING EXISTING DATA WHENEVER  POSSIBLE,
BEGINNING  NO  LATER  THAN AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN AND
ANNUALLY THEREAFTER, TO THE GOVERNOR AND THE  LEGISLATURE  WHICH  REPORT
SHALL  INCLUDE  BUT  SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO: (A) THE NUMBER AND TYPE OF
TRAVEL LANE DEPARTURE CRASHES ON THE STATE'S ROADWAYS INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, FIXED OBJECT, HEAD-ON, CROSS-OVER,  ROLLOVER  AND  SIDESWIPE
CRASHES,  ROADWAY DEPARTURES, AND THOSE INVOLVING NON-MOTORIZED VEHICLES
AND PEDESTRIANS; (B) THE EXTENT TO WHICH  THE  DEPARTMENT  HAS  ANALYZED
CRASH DATA AND IDENTIFIED AND CONSIDERED THE SAFETY NEEDS OF THE STATE'S
ROADWAYS  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  HIGH-FATALITY  SEGMENTS  AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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