BILL NO. 170
2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
57 Elizabeth II, 2008
Private Member's Bill
Motor Vehicle Act
CHAPTER 23 OF THE ACTS OF 2008
Wayne J. Gaudet
First Reading: May 13, 2008 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)
Second Reading: May 26, 2008
Third Reading: May 27, 2008
Royal Assent: May 27, 2008
An Act to Amend Chapter 293
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Motor Vehicle Act
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 Chapter 293 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, is amended by adding immediately after Section 111 the following Section:
111A (1) Where two lanes of a street or highway merge into one lane, the driver of a vehicle in the left lane shall yield the right of way to a vehicle in the right lane unless the driver of the vehicle in the right lane is directed by a sign to yield to the vehicle in the left lane.
(2) For greater certainty, nothing in subsection (1) applies to vehicles in merging from an entrance ramp.
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