CSSB 304(TRA): "An Act relating to regulation of highways and motor vehicles; and providing for an effective date."
00CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 304(TRA) 01 "An Act relating to regulation of highways and motor vehicles; and providing for 02 an effective date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 28.05.151 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 05 (d) The supreme court, in establishing scheduled amounts of bail under this 06 section, and each municipality that establishes or has established a fine schedule under 07 this section shall provide that the scheduled amount of bail or fine, as applicable, for 08 a motor vehicle or traffic offense that is committed in a highway work zone shall be 09 double the amount of the bail or fine for the offense if it had not been committed in 10 a highway work zone. 11 * Sec. 2. AS 28.35 is amended by adding a new section to read: 12 Sec. 28.35.165. Operation of vehicle on state highways or vehicular ways 13 or areas. (a) A person operating a motor vehicle on a divided highway with at least 14 two traffic lanes on each side may not drive in the far left lane unless the person is
01 overtaking another vehicle, the person is making a left turn from the divided highway, 02 or traffic or road conditions require driving in the left lane. 03 (b) A person who violates this section is subject to a fine of up to $50. 04 * Sec. 3. AS 28.40 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 28.40.070. Fines for offenses committed within highway work zones 06 doubled. Whenever a person violates a provision of this title or a regulation adopted 07 under the authority of this title within a highway work zone, notwithstanding the 08 amount of the fine or the maximum fine set under this title, the fine, or maximum fine, 09 is double the amount provided in this title. 10 * Sec. 4. AS 28.40.100(a) is amended by adding a new paragraph to read: 11 (25) "highway work zone" means an area identified by advance signing 12 where road construction, repair, or maintenance work is being done on or adjacent to 13 a highway, whether or not work is actually being done at that time. 14 * Sec. 5. This Act takes effect June 30, 1999.