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Frsno Criminal Defense Attorne on Assault on Highway worker

PC 241.5 Punishment -- Assault on Highway worker

(a) When an assault is committed against a highway worker engaged in the performance of his or her duties and the person committing the offense knows or reasonably should know that the victim is a highway worker engaged in the performance  of his or her duties, the offense shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed two thousand dollars ($2,000) or by imprisonment in a county jail up to one year or by both that fine and imprisonment.

(b) As used in this section, "highway worker" means an employee or contractor of the Department of Transportation who does one or more of the following:

(1) Performs maintenance, repair, or construction of state highway infrastructures and associated rights-of-way in highway work zones.

(2) Operates equipment on state highway infrastructures and associated rights-of-way in highway work zones.

(3) Performs any related maintenance work, as required, on state highway infrastructures in highway work zones.

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