Distracted Driving Bills Pass Iowa Senate Transpo Committee

Senate File 98 and Senate File 46 passed the Iowa Senate Transportation Committee unanimously.  Sen Rozenboom (R-Iowa Senate District 40) managed both bills. Ban Handheld Devices While Driving Senate File 46 seeks to ban the use of handheld devices while driving unless in hands-free mode.  The bill was sponsored by Sen. Lofgren (R-Iowa Senate District
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E-Bikes Passes Committee and Enhanced Penalties Push

E-Bike Bill Passes House Transportation Committee On Tuesday, the Iowa House Transportation Committee passes House Study Bill 80 that regulates E-Bikes 19-0.  The bill adds 3-wheels to the conventional bike classification and establishes a 3-tiered e-bike system and provides regulation of the e-bikes to allow them to operate as bicycles. Rep. Maxwell, Rep. Kressig, and
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