REPORT TITLE:
Aggressive Driving


DESCRIPTION:
Amends the offense of reckless driving to include the commission
of multiple traffic violations within a limited distance.  (SD2)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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THE SENATE                              S.B. NO.           S.D. 2
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2000                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS.



BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  Chapter 291-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended to read as follows:
 
 3      "291-2  Reckless driving of vehicle or riding of animals;
 
 4 penalty.  (a)  Whoever operates any vehicle or rides any animal
 
 5 recklessly in disregard of the safety of other persons or the
 
 6 person's self or property is guilty of reckless driving of a
 
 7 vehicle or reckless riding of an animal, as appropriate, and
 
 8 shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than
 
 9 thirty days, or both.  For the purposes of this section,
 
10 "reckless driving of a vehicle" shall include, but not be limited
 
11 to, committing an act or series of acts within a distance of two
 
12 miles, that would constitute two or more traffic violations under
 
13 part IV, V, VI, VIII, or X of chapter 291C.
 
14      (b)  A conviction and sentence for reckless driving or
 
15 reckless riding of an animal shall not preclude a conviction for
 
16 another traffic violation arising out of the same course of
 
17 action."
 
18      SECTION 2.  This Act does not affect rights and duties that
 
19 matured, penalties that were incurred, and proceedings that were
 
20 begun, before its effective date.
 

 
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 1      SECTION 3.  New statutory material is underscored.
 
 2      SECTION 4.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.