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Introduced House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

Golf cart, off-road vehicle, and recovery vehicle regulation. Provides that local ordinances concerning the operation of golf carts and off-road vehicles may require the operator to have a driver's license or be at least 16 years and 180 days of age and hold an identification card. (Current law requires local ordinances to impose these requirements.) Defines "recovery vehicle" as a truck that is specifically designed for towing a disabled vehicle or a combination of vehicles. Requires a person who is in the business of operating a recovery vehicle to: (1) employ a certified safety officer; and (2) develop safety procedures Golf cart, off-road vehicle, and recovery vehicle regulation. Provides that local ordinances concerning the operation of golf carts and off-road vehicles may require the operator to have a driver's license or be at least 16 years and 180 days of age and hold an identification card. (Current law requires local ordinances to impose these requirements.) Defines "recovery vehicle" as a truck that is specifically designed for towing a disabled vehicle or a combination of vehicles. Requires a person who is in the business of operating a recovery vehicle to: (1) employ a certified safety officer; and (2) develop safety procedures to promote safe recovery vehicle operations and public safety. Requires the state police department to approve training programs to certify individuals as safety officers to teach safe recovery vehicle operations and public safety. ... View more