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Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

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DIGEST

Motor vehicle safety. Requires that a license plate must be displayed in a horizontal and upright 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 except for Motor vehicle safety. Requires that a license plate must be displayed in a horizontal and upright 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 except for motorcycles, motor vehicles manufactured before January 1, 1956, and motor driven cycles must be equipped with two stoplights. Specifies that: (1) stop lamps on the rear of a vehicle must be red; 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. Provides that the program established by the Indiana state police for the inspection of equipment for private buses applies only to private buses designed or used to transport 15 or more passengers (including the driver). Specifies that the provision in current law prohibiting the bureau of motor vehicles from registering a private bus unless the private bus has an unexpired certificate indicating compliance with the inspection program for private buses applies only to private buses that are designed or used to transport more than 15 passengers (including the driver). 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. Provides that a plain clothes law enforcement officer in an unmarked police vehicle may make an arrest for a violation of: (1) reckless driving causing endangerment; (2) recklessly passing a stopped school bus resulting in bodily injury; and (3) operating a vehicle while intoxicated in a manner that endangers a person. ... View more