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H 4573
Session 124 (2021-2022) 

H 4573Next  General Bill, By Willis
 A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1810, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976,
 RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT A VEHICLE MUST BE DRIVEN ON THE
 RIGHT HALF OF A ROADWAY, SO AS TO PROVIDE WHEN PASSING A PEDESTRIAN, BICYCLE,
 TRACTOR, GOLF CART, OR ANOTHER SLOW-MOVING VEHICLE, THE OPERATOR OF A VEHICLE
 MAY DRIVE TO THE LEFT OF THE CENTER OF A ROADWAY, TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL
 CIRCUMSTANCE WHEN A PERSON SHALL YIELD THE RIGHT-OF-WAY TO OTHER VEHICLES, AND
 TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE.
Previous4573Next.htm">View full text 11/10/21 House Prefiled 11/10/21 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works 01/11/22 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 58) 01/11/22 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 58)


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11/10/2021



H. Previous4573

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1810, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT A VEHICLE MUST BE DRIVEN ON THE RIGHT HALF OF A ROADWAY, SO AS TO PROVIDE WHEN PASSING A PEDESTRIAN, BICYCLE, TRACTOR, GOLF CART, OR ANOTHER SLOW-MOVING VEHICLE, THE OPERATOR OF A VEHICLE MAY DRIVE TO THE LEFT OF THE CENTER OF A ROADWAY, TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL CIRCUMSTANCE WHEN A PERSON SHALL YIELD THE RIGHT-OF-WAY TO OTHER VEHICLES, AND TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Section 56-5-1810(a)2. of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

    "2.    When an obstruction exists making it necessary to drive to the left of the center of the highway roadway, or when passing a pedestrian, bicycle, tractor, golf cart, or another slow-moving vehicle, the operator of a vehicle may drive to the left of the center of a roadway. Any person so doing shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles traveling in the proper direction upon the unobstructed portion or opposite direction of the highway roadway within such distance so as not to constitute an immediate hazard."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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