98RS HB865


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HB 865 (BR 2657) - C. Miller, H. Anderson, K. Bratcher, De. Butler, L. Clark, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, A. Maricle

     AN ACT relating to highway safety.
     Amend KRS 189.337, relating to traffic control signs, to require the Transportation Cabinet to adopt a manual of standards for flaggers to follow in directing traffic in a highway work zone; require the Labor Cabinet to establish a flagger certification program and train persons working as flaggers in a highway work zone; require the Transportation Cabinet to develop a mandatory training program for engineers and contract compliance inspectors working on state highway construction projects; amend KRS 189.231, relating to regulation of traffic on state-maintained highways, to require drivers to obey the instructions of flaggers working at or near a highway work zone.

     Mar 4-introduced in House
     Mar 5-to Transportation (H)

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