Search Results for : vulnerable

14

May

Establishing offenses for harming or killing someone walking, biking, or riding a scooter won’t end road violence in Rhode Island, but it does pave the way for an inclusive future that accounts for EVERYONE using our streets. The Rhode Island READ MORE

04

Apr

Senate Version of Vulnerable Road User Bill Hearing
Senate Version of Vulnerable Road User Bill Hearing

Our Advocacy Chair, Barry Schiller, let us know that: The Senate version of a vulnerable road user bill, S625, sponsor Sosnowski, is up for a hearing Tues April 9 before the Judiciary Committee in Room 313 at the “rise” (adjournment) READ MORE

03

Mar

vulnerable road user bill hearing Tues March 5
vulnerable road user bill hearing Tues March 5

So on Tuesday, March 5 at the “rise” – which means when the session that starts at 4pm ends – the House Judiciary Committee has a hearing on a slew of bills that relate to highway safety.  This will be in the House Lounge READ MORE

30

Aug

Vulnerable on the Open Road: Five pro cyclists reflect on bike safety

Video produced in conjunction with People for Bikes.  It gives a good, non-confrontational look at views from five different pro cyclists about riding a bike on the open road.  It’s definitely worth a few minutes of your time to view READ MORE

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Apr

Senate hearing 4/24 on vulnerable road user bill

S2214, (sponsor Sosnowski) the bill that ups penalties if a motorist not taking due care injures or kills a bicyclist or other vulnerable road user, is up for a hearing Tues April 24 at the Senate Judiciary Committee, Room 313, READ MORE

17

Mar

Vulnerable Roadway User Hearing Scheduled

The House version of the Vulnerable Roadway User bill (H7463) has been scheduled hearing before the House Judiciary committee on Tuesday, Mar. 27 at the rise of the house (~4:30PM) in the House Lounge.  Anyone wishing to offer testimony on READ MORE

13

Feb

Vulnerable Road User Bill Filed Again

Thanks to Senator Sosnowski and Representative Tanzi, “vulnerable road user” bills S2214, H7463, have been filed to ensure appropriate consequences when a motorist, not taking due care, kills or injures a bicyclist, pedestrian, wheelchair user, highway worker etc. This time READ MORE

29

Apr

May 5 hearing on vulnerable road user bill, S669

Here we go again. The hearing on S669 (thank you Senator Sosnowski) before the Judiciary Committee is scheduled at the “rise” (adjournment) of the Senate (usually about 4:30pm) on Thursday, May 5 in Room 313. Even if you cannot attend, READ MORE

30

Mar

Vulnerable Roadway User – Update

Thanks to the four hearty souls who managed to hold out until it was our turn to talk at the hearing!  By the time we were finished with testimony, it was 8:30pm! If you were one of the other people READ MORE

30

Mar

Vulnerable Road User Hearing – Room 205

We ended up with the wrong room number. If you are planning to show up and testify, the correct room number is 205.