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H.419

Introduced by   Representative Klein of East Montpelier

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Motor vehicles; driver safety schools; points

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to authorize a licensed operator of a vehicle registered at the pleasure car rate, except the holder of a junior operator’s license, who has accumulated fewer than 10 penalty points to reduce the number of points assessed against the operator’s license by presenting to the commissioner a notarized affidavit from a licensed driver safety school, stating the operator has successfully completed a prescribed course of instruction.  The reduction of points would not remove the violation from the operator’s driving record.

AN ACT RELATING TO REDUCTION OF MOTOR VEHICLE POINTS

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

Sec. 1.  23 V.S.A. § 725 is added to read:

§ 725.  REDUCTION OF MOTOR VEHICLE POINTS; DRIVER SAFETY

            TRAINING

(a)  A licensed operator of a vehicle registered at the pleasure car rate, except for the holder of a junior operator’s license, who has accumulated fewer than 10 penalty points, shall be granted a reduction in the number of points by presenting a notarized affidavit to the commissioner attesting to the completion of a prescribed course of instruction at a licensed driver safety training school.

(b)  The reduction in the number of points shall not result in the removal of any recorded motor vehicle violation from the operator’s driving record.

(c)  The commissioner of motor vehicles is authorized to adopt rules to implement the provisions of this section.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


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