RS 32:388.1     

§388.1. Penalties; multiple violations

            Whoever owns or drives any vehicle or combination of vehicles in violation of two or more of the provisions of this Part at any one time shall be assessed the greater or the greatest of the penalties, in the full amount of the penalty. The department is hereby authorized to promulgate rules and regulations to provide that in addition to assessment of the greater or greatest penalty, the owner or driver shall be assessed a penalty not to exceed ten dollars for each other violation committed at the same time; however, such rules and regulations shall only be promulgated provided the Federal Highway Administration initiates official sanctions which would result in the loss of National Highway System apportionment or other federal funds should such penalties for multiple violations not be provided.

            Added by Acts 1977, No. 677, §1. Acts 1993, No. 692, §1, eff. June 21, 1993; Acts 2010, No. 320, §1, eff. July 1, 2010; Acts 2021, No. 384, §§1, 5, eff. July 1, 2022.