Motorists driving on flooded roads could be punished under new bill

TIFFANY L. PARKS | Daily Reporter
Published: 06/13/2013

Senate Bill 106, a measure supported by the Emergency Management Association of Ohio and the Ohio Fire Chiefs Association, would prohibit a person from driving on a roadway that is temporarily covered in rising water and is clearly marked as being closed.

The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Tim Schaffer, R-Lancaster, testified before the Senate Transportation committee Tuesday.

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