Nevada Bill Allows Motorcycles to Cut Through Traffic - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video -

Nevada Bill Allows Motorcycles to Cut Through Traffic

Posted: Updated:

Nevada lawmakers are considering allowing motorcyclists and moped riders to drive between lanes when traffic grinds to a standstill - so long as they don't go too fast.

The issue will be discussed when the Senate Transportation Committee takes up AB236 Friday.

Current law only affords the time-saving privilege to on-duty police officers.

This bill would open that up to any motorcycle or moped riders who are mindful of the driving conditions and don't go too fast. Drivers would be permitted to go 10 mph faster than the rest of traffic - up to a maximum of 30 mph.

The bill was already approved by the Assembly.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

  • Today's Top StoriesMore>>

  • Fracking Discussion Held at University of Nevada

    Fracking Discussion Held at University of Nevada

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:29 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:29:01 GMT
    On Wednesday, there was a big turnout at the University of Nevada for a discussion to talk about the possible environmental impacts of fracking.More >>
    On Wednesday, there was a big turnout at the University of Nevada for a discussion to talk about the possible environmental impacts of fracking.More >>
  • DUI Arrest in Power Pole Accident

    DUI Arrest in Power Pole Accident

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:19:19 GMT
    Police have made a DUI arrest in connection with a vehicle vs. power line accident early Thursday morning. The Reno Police department responded to a section of Old Virginia Rd., between Damonte RanchMore >>
    Police have made a DUI arrest in connection with a vehicle vs. power line accident early Thursday morning. The Reno Police department responded to a section of Old Virginia Rd., between Damonte RanchMore >>
  • Semi Accident Near Derby Dam

    Semi Accident Near Derby Dam

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:41 AM EDT2014-04-17 08:41:39 GMT
    The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating an accident between a semi truck and a car near Fernley Wednesday night.More >>
    The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating an accident between a semi truck and a car near Fernley Wednesday night.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.