Assemblyman Marc Levine Proposes Stiffer Fines for Striking Cyclists, Others

California drivers who hit and injure cyclists or other “vulnerable road users” could be slapped with fines of up to $1,000 under legislation proposed this week by a North Coast lawmaker.

The fines would represent as much as a 10-fold increase over current penalties, and according to Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-San Rafael, would lead to fewer collisions between bikes and vehicles.

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