senate Bill S5244

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of transportation to study and report upon the unsafe use of bicycles upon public highways

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S5244 - Details

Law Section:
Transportation, Commissioner of

S5244 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of transportation to study and report upon the unsafe use of bicycles upon public highways.

S5244 - Sponsor Memo

S5244 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5244

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to direct the commissioner of transportation to examine, evaluate
  and report upon the unsafe use of bicycles on public highways

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

  Section 1. The commissioner of  transportation shall examine, evaluate
and make recommendations on the unsafe use of bicycles upon public high-
ways.  Such  commissioner  shall direct his or her attention to at least
the following:
  (a) the incidence of violations of the rules of the road, as specified
in the vehicle and traffic law, and local laws, ordinance and codes,  by
bicycle riders, on a statewide basis and by county;
  (b)  the  incidence  of  vehicular  accidents involving bicycles, on a
statewide basis and by county;
  (c) the number of vehicular accidents caused by bicycle riders,  on  a
statewide basis and by county;
  (d)  the  incidence  of  pedestrian accidents involving bicycles, on a
statewide basis and by county;
  (e) the number of pedestrian accidents caused by bicycle riders, on  a
statewide basis and by county;
  (f)  the incidence of property damage accidents involving bicycles, on
a statewide basis and by county;
  (g) the number of property damage accidents caused by bicycle  riders,
on a statewide basis and by county;
  (h)  the  number  of individuals suffering personal injury or death as
the result of vehicular accidents,  pedestrian  accidents  and  property
damage accidents involving bicycles, on a statewide basis and by county;
  (i) the incidence of bike lane violations by bicycle riders;
  (j)  the use of helmets by bicycle riders, on a statewide basis and by
county; and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10428-01-3

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