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H.124

Introduced by Representatives Koch of Barre Town, Angell of Randolph, Brunelle of Winooski, Freed of Dorset, Gray of Barre Town, Helm of Castleton, Kendall of Woodstock, Knox of Northfield, Lindgren of Springfield, Mazur of South Burlington, Peaslee of Guildhall, Poirier of Barre City, Ranney of Castleton, Sinnott of Bennington, Suchmann of Chester, Towne of Berlin, Vincent of Waterbury, Waite of Pawlet and Young of Orwell

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject: Motor vehicles; operating of vehicles; DUI; highway; private driveway

Statement of purpose: This bill proposes to eliminate private driveways from the definition of highway in DUI cases.

AN ACT RELATING TO PRIVATE DRIVEWAYS

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1. 23 V.S.A. § 1201(d) is added to read:

(d) A driveway and other private lands appurtenant to a privately owned single or multi-unit residence shall not be considered a highway for the purposes of this section.