Bureau of Motor Vehicles omnibus bill

The House Roads and Transportation Committee heard HB 1087 authored by Rep. Soliday on the Bureau of Motor Vehicles omnibus bill. The bill was heard in committee last week and testimony from the BMV and Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council was taken, but held for … [Read more...]

Motor vehicle matters

H.E.A. 1017, P.L.  252-2015 Effective: July 1, 2015 Defines: (1) "commercial motor vehicle", "gross combination weight rating", "gross combination weight", and "gross vehicle weight rating" for purposes of commercial motor vehicles to comply with federal standards; … [Read more...]

Various motor vehicle issues

H.E.A. 1305, P.L. 188-2015 Effective: July 1, 2015 Raises the penalty for reckless driving resulting in bodily injury from a Class B misdemeanor to a Class A misdemeanor. Reduces the penalty for reckless driving resulting in property damage from a Class B … [Read more...]

Supervision of probationary drivers

H.E.A. 1394, P.L. 150-2015 Effective: July 1, 2015 Amends existing supervised driving requirements to receive a learner's permit or an operator's license. Provides that an individual with a disability who satisfies certain requirements is eligible to receive an … [Read more...]

Various motor vehicle issues

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1305 concerning various motor vehicle issues, sponsored by Sen. Young and presented by author Rep. McMillin.  The bill was drafted to improve on the changes made by HEA 1279-2014. The Committee took an amendment … [Read more...]