Current through 2023 Public Laws (P.L. 3-2023)
Section 189.2327 - Doubling of fines in highway work zone - Highway work zone safety fund(1) Subject to the requirements of subsection (2) of this section, if a violation of KRS 189.290 to 189.580 or 189.910 to 189.960 occurred in a highway work zone, the fine established under KRS 189.394, 189.990, or 189.993 shall be doubled.(2) In order for a fine to be doubled under this section, the highway work zone must have: (a) Signs displayed informing drivers of the existence of a highway work zone and that fines are doubled in it; and(b) At least one (1) bona fide worker present.(3) All fines collected for violations in a highway work zone under subsection (1) of this section shall be deposited into a separate trust and agency account within the Transportation Cabinet known as the "highway work zone safety fund." The highway work zone safety fund shall be used exclusively by the Transportation Cabinet to hire or pay for enhanced law enforcement of traffic laws within highway work zones.Added by 2019 Ky. Acts ch. 40,§ 1, eff. 6/26/2019.