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Governor signs Vince Fong's bill on tougher penalties for illegal sideshows into law

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Posted at 10:32 AM, Oct 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-08 13:32:36-04

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed Assembly Bill 3 into law.

The bill allows courts to issue a drivers license suspension, for up to six months, for those who take part in illegal sideshows.

According to a release from state assemblyman Vince Fong, R-Bakersfield, who wrote the bill, it also legally defines a sideshow at the state level.

A sideshow now is defined as when two or more vehicles block or impede traffic on a highway for the purpose of performing vehicle stunts, speed contests, or reckless driving for an audience.

Gov. Newsom signs Vince Fong's bill on tougher penalties for illegal sideshows into law