Hearing for AZ version of Idaho Stop law this morning
State Representative Daniel Patterson is the bill's major sponsor.
Once again Arizona Legislators have introduced the “Bicycles, Yield at Stop Signs” bill and it gets it’s first hearing in the House Transportation Committee this morning.
The hearing takes place at 9 a.m. and can be streamed live. Click here to see the stream.
Ed Beighe of AZBikeLaw.com is reporting the bill appears to be the same bill that was introduced last year that did not make it out of committee.
The law would allow cyclists to slow at a stop sign, but not come to a complete stop if the intersection is clear.
Be sure to check out Beighe’s take on why the bill isn’t perfect for cyclists and places too much blame on bike riders if there is a crash at a stop sign.
Here’s last year’s story about the proposed law, which appears largely unchanged.