assembly Bill A6744

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires the use of rear wheel guards on certain vehicles

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Apr 01, 2015 referred to transportation

A6744 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S600
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง375, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6418, S4326
2017-2018: A6127, S4979
2019-2020: A6414

A6744 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the use of rear wheel guards on certain vehicles.

A6744 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  6744

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 1, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CRESPO -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring
  the use of rear wheel guards on certain vehicles

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  This  act  shall  be known and may be cited as the "Amara
Diarrassouba life saving truck guard law".
  S 2. Section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 10-f to read as follows:
  10-F. 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 REAR WHEEL GUARDS ON  THE
REAR WHEELS OF SUCH VEHICLE OR COMBINATION OF VEHICLES.
  S  3.  This  act shall be deemed repealed if any federal agency or any
court of competent jurisdiction finally determines that this  act  would
render New York state ineligible for the receipt of federal funds.
  S  4.  Severability.  If any clause, sentence, subdivision, paragraph,
section or part of this act be adjudged by any court of competent juris-
diction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invali-
date the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in  its  operation  to
the  clause,  sentence,  subdivision, paragraph, section or part thereof
directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment  shall  have
been rendered.
  S 5. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01695-01-5