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Short Titles as Introduced

Older Driver and Pedestrian Safety and Roadway Enhancement Act of 2011

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Official Title as Introduced

To direct the Secretary of Transportation to carry out a program to improve roadway safety infrastructure in all States to enhance the safety of older drivers and pedestrians, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/05/2011Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
05/06/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
05/05/2011Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/05/2011Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Transportation and Infrastructure05/05/2011 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit05/06/2011 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/05/2011)

Older Driver and Pedestrian Safety and Roadway Enhancement Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to implement a roadway safety enhancement program for older drivers and pedestrians to: (1) improve roadway safety infrastructure in states that is consistent with recommendations of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in the "Highway Design Handbook for Older Drivers and Pedestrians," and (2) achieve significant reductions in roadway fatalities and serious injuries among drivers and pedestrians 65 years old or older on all public roads.

Sets forth project eligibility requirements and project identification and selection priorities.

Requires the Secretary to finalize revision of the Handbook for publication.

Amends the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) to repeal its program for roadway safety improvements for older drivers and pedestrians.

Requires the Secretary to: (1) appoint a Special Assistant for Older Driver and Pedestrian Safety within the Office of the Secretary; and (2) establish national goals for increasing driver, passenger, and pedestrian safety for persons 65 years old or older.

Requires the Secretary to revise the manual on uniform traffic control devices to include a standard for a minimum level of retroreflectivity for pavement markings on all public roads.