An Act Relating to increasing safety on roadways for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other roadway users; amending RCW 46.04.071, 46.61.110, 46.61.145, 46.61.180, 46.61.185, 46.61.190, 46.61.205, 46.61.250, 46.61.770, 3.62.090, 2.68.040, and 46.63.110; reenacting and amending RCW 43.84.092; creating a new section; prescribing penalties; and providing an effective date.
WA S 5723 (Washington)
Sponsor: Emily Randall
Bill Status: Enacted
Effective Date: 1-Jan-19
WA S 5723 increases safety on roadways for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other roadway users, revises rules that govern the overtaking and passing of certain vehicles proceeding in the same direction, establishes the Vulnerable Roadway User Education Account to support programs dedicated to increasing awareness by police, prosecutors, and judges of opportunities for the enforcement of traffic infractions and offenses committed against vulnerable roadway users.