Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 30, 2010||
ordered to third reading cal.1329
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 06, 2010||
referred to transportation
|Mar 10, 2009||
reported and committed to codes
|Feb 11, 2009||
referred to transportation
Senate Bill S2057
2009-2010 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2009-S2057 (ACTIVE) - Details
2009-S2057 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires convex mirrors on certain truck, tractor and tractor-trailer or semitrailer combination registered in this state having a gross weight of 26,000 pounds or more; makes related provisions; repeals such law if federal law is implemented; provides notification to legislative bill drafting commission if such federal law is implemented.
2009-S2057 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2057 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to convex mirrors SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : This bill would amend Section 375 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law by adding a new subdivision 10-e to require all trucks, tractors and tractor-trailers or semi-trailer combinations registered in New York State having a maximum gross weight of twenty six thousand pounds or more and a conventional cab configuration in which more than half of the engine length is forward of the foremost point of the windshield base and the steering wheel hub is in the forward quarter of the vehicle length, to be equipped with a convex mirror on the front of the vehicle whenever operated within a city having a population of one million or more on highways other than controlled-access highways. JUSTIFICATION : The City of New York strongly supports this legislation to require that certain trucks operated on highways within the City, except controlled-access highways, possess a convex or "cross over" mirror. This legislation applies to trucks having a gross vehicle weight
2009-S2057 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2057 2009-2010 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 11, 2009 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DILAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to convex mirrors THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new subdivision 10-e to read as follows: 10-E. EVERY TRUCK, TRACTOR, AND TRACTOR-TRAILER OR SEMITRAILER COMBI- NATION REGISTERED IN THIS STATE HAVING A GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING OF TWENTY-SIX THOUSAND POUNDS OR MORE, AND A CONVENTIONAL CAB CONFIGURATION IN WHICH MORE THAN HALF OF THE ENGINE LENGTH IS FORWARD OF THE FOREMOST POINT OF THE WINDSHIELD BASE AND THE STEERING WHEEL HUB IS IN THE FORWARD QUARTER OF THE VEHICLE LENGTH, WHENEVER OPERATED WITHIN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE ON HIGHWAYS OTHER THAN CONT- ROLLED-ACCESS HIGHWAYS, SHALL BE EQUIPPED WITH A CONVEX MIRROR ON THE FRONT OF SUCH VEHICLE OR COMBINATION OF VEHICLES. WHEN SUCH VEHICLE OR COMBINATION OF VEHICLES IS BEING OPERATED, SUCH MIRROR SHALL BE ADJUSTED SO AS TO ENABLE THE OPERATOR THEREOF TO SEE ALL POINTS ON AN IMAGINARY HORIZONTAL LINE WHICH: (A) IS THREE FEET ABOVE THE ROAD; (B) IS ONE FOOT DIRECTLY FORWARD FROM THE MIDPOINT OF THE FRONT OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE; AND (C) EXTENDS THE FULL WIDTH OF THE FRONT OF SUCH VEHICLE OR COMBINA- TION OF VEHICLES. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION, MAY PROMULGATE RULES AND REGU- LATIONS EXEMPTING FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SUBDIVISION ANY VEHICLE OR COMBINATION OF VEHICLES WHERE SUCH COMMISSIONER HAS DETERMINED THAT THE USE OF SUCH CONVEX MIRRORS WOULD NOT INCREASE THE VISIBILITY OF PERSONS OR OBJECTS LOCATED DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF SUCH VEHICLE OR COMBINA- TION OF VEHICLES. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08899-01-9 S. 2057 2
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