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

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

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.