assembly Bill A8565A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to adding a school bus safety component to the pre-licensing driver's education course

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 02, 2018 print number 8565a
Mar 02, 2018 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Jul 10, 2017 referred to transportation

A8565 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5974
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §502, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A605, S2960

A8565 - Summary

Relates to adding a school bus safety component to the pre-licensing driver's education course.

A8565 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8565

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              July 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  adding  a
  school  bus  safety  component to the pre-licensing driver's education
  course

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (i) of paragraph (a) and paragraphs (b) and
(d) of subdivision 4 of section 502 of  the  vehicle  and  traffic  law,
subparagraph  (i)  of paragraph (a) as amended by chapter 97 of the laws
of 2016 and paragraphs (b) and (d) as amended by chapter 585 of the laws
of 2002, are amended and a new paragraph  (c-3)  is  added  to  read  as
follows:
  (i)  Upon  submission  of  an  application for a driver's license, the
applicant shall be required to take and pass a test, or submit  evidence
of  passage of a test, with respect to the laws relating to traffic, the
laws relating to driving while ability is impaired and while  intoxicat-
ed, under the overpowering influence of "Road Rage", or "Work Zone Safe-
ty"  awareness as defined by the commissioner, the law relating to exer-
cising due care to avoid colliding with a parked,  stopped  or  standing
authorized emergency vehicle or hazard vehicle pursuant to section elev-
en hundred forty-four-a of this chapter, the ability to read and compre-
hend traffic signs and symbols, SCHOOL BUS SAFETY and such other matters
as  the  commissioner  may  prescribe,  and to satisfactorily complete a
course prescribed by the commissioner of not less than  four  hours  and
not  more  than  five hours, consisting of classroom driver training and
highway safety instruction or the equivalent thereof.  Such  test  shall
include  at  least  seven  written  questions  concerning the effects of
consumption of alcohol or drugs on the ability of a person to operate  a
motor  vehicle  and  the legal and financial consequences resulting from
violations of section eleven hundred ninety-two of this chapter, prohib-

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

A8565A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5974
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §502, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A605, S2960

A8565A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to adding a school bus safety component to the pre-licensing driver's education course.

A8565A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8565--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              July 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Transportation -- recommitted to the Committee on  Trans-
  portation  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  adding  a
  school  bus  safety  component to the pre-licensing driver's education
  course

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (i) of paragraph (a) and paragraphs (b) and
(d) of subdivision 4 of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic  law,  as
amended  by chapter 355 of the laws of 2017, are amended and a new para-
graph (c-4) is added to read as follows:
  (i) Upon submission of an application  for  a  driver's  license,  the
applicant  shall be required to take and pass a test, or submit evidence
of passage of a test, with respect to the laws relating to traffic,  the
laws  relating to driving while ability is impaired and while intoxicat-
ed, under the overpowering influence of "Road Rage", "Work Zone  Safety"
awareness  and  "Motorcycle  Safety" awareness as defined by the commis-
sioner, the law relating to exercising due care to avoid colliding  with
a  parked,  stopped  or  standing authorized emergency vehicle or hazard
vehicle pursuant to section eleven hundred forty-four-a of this chapter,
the ability to read and comprehend traffic signs and symbols, SCHOOL BUS
SAFETY and such other matters as the commissioner may prescribe, and  to
satisfactorily  complete  a course prescribed by the commissioner of not
less than four hours and not more than five hours, consisting of  class-
room  driver  training  and highway safety instruction or the equivalent
thereof. Such test  shall  include  at  least  seven  written  questions
concerning the effects of consumption of alcohol or drugs on the ability
of  a  person  to  operate  a  motor vehicle and the legal and financial

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

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