Senate Bill (S)

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Motor vehicle safety. Requires that a license plate must be displayed in a horizontal position that displays the registration expiration year in the upper right corner. Requires that a renewal sticker for a license plate must be securely affixed in the upper right corner of the license plate covering the previous registration expiration year. Provides that a trailer of less than 3,000 pounds gross weight is not required to be equipped with brakes. Specifies that head lamps on motor vehicles, motorcycles, and motor driven cycles may display only white or amber light. Requires that motor vehicles must be equipped with Motor vehicle safety. Requires that a license plate must be displayed in a horizontal position that displays the registration expiration year in the upper right corner. Requires that a renewal sticker for a license plate must be securely affixed in the upper right corner of the license plate covering the previous registration expiration year. Provides that a trailer of less than 3,000 pounds gross weight is not required to be equipped with brakes. Specifies that head lamps on motor vehicles, motorcycles, and motor driven cycles may display only white or amber light. Requires that motor vehicles must be equipped with two stoplights. Specifies that: (1) stop lamps on the rear of a vehicle; and (2) signal lamps on the rear of a vehicle; must display only red or amber light or any shade of color between red and amber. Specifies that signal lamps showing to the front of a vehicle must display only white or amber light or any shade of color between white and amber. Specifies that window treatments may not be applied below the AS-1 line. Specifies that private buses designed to transport 15 or more passengers, including the driver, must have an inspection performed by the state police department. Provides that exceeding an altered speed limit established by a local authority is a Class C infraction. Provides that exceeding a speed limit in a school zone is a Class B infraction. Provides that failing to maintain a minimum speed limit established by the department of transportation is a Class C infraction. Provides that exceeding an altered speed limit established by the department of transportation is a Class C infraction. Provides that a vehicle must be driven entirely within a marked lane. Requires a person operating a motor vehicle to retain proof of financial responsibility either: (1) within the motor vehicle; or (2) on the person operating the motor vehicle in a form that can be presented to law enforcement when requested. Provides that a plain clothes law enforcement officer may make an arrest for a violation of: (1) reckless driving in a manner that endangers a person; and (2) operating a vehicle while intoxicated in a manner that endangers a person. ... View more