Gov. Polis signs bill cracking down on drivers who seriously hurt cyclists, pedestrians

Posted: 10:11 PM, May 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-30 00:40:40-04
Adelaid Perr recovers after being hit by careless driver

DENVER -- Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into law SB 19-175, cracking down on careless drivers who seriously injure pedestrians, cyclists and other vulnerable road users.

Several people seriously injured by drivers who received little punishment spoke in favor of the bill.

Watch the above video as one cyclist explains why she fought for legislation to keep what happened to her from happening again.