Virginia Senate signed off on a measure this week doubling
speeding fines in highway work zones.
sponsored by Delegate John A. Rollison III, R-Woodbridge,
was approved Feb. 18 in the Senate by a 40 to 0 vote. It
passed the House earlier this month by a 98 to 2 vote.
bill increases the fine for speeding in work zones from $250
to $500 when highway workers are present or traffic control
devices are in place indicating work in progress.