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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 848         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1668

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Brian A. Joyce

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to promote safe driving.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Brian A. Joyce

Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 848        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1668

By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1668) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to promote safe driving amongst operators 85 years of age or older.  Transportation. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to promote safe driving.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1. Section 8 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting the following paragraph:-

              A license or any renewal thereof issued to an operator 85 years of age or older shall expire on an anniversary of the operator’s date of birth occurring more than twelve months but not more than thirty nine months after the effective date of such license. An applicant for the renewal of a license 85 years of age or older shall apply for renewal in person at a registry branch office and shall take and pass a road test administered by the registry.

              SECTION 2. The registrar shall develop a public outreach campaign to provide information to drivers on safe driving practices, techniques for self-testing and local transportation alternatives.             

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