assembly Bill A7096

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Replaces each instance of the word accident with the word crash in relation to vehicle and traffic law

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Apr 04, 2017 referred to transportation



A7096 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd V & T L, generally; amd §19-507.2, NYC Ad Cd; amd §3650-c, Ed L; amd §396-z, Gen Bus L; amd §§3420, 5102, 5106, 5202 & 7602, Art 52 Head, Ins L; amd §301-c, Mil L; amd §65.10, Pen L; amd §387, Pub Auth L; amd §66-a, Pub Off L; amd §89-g, St Fin L; amd §217, Transp L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:

A7096 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Replaces each instance of the word accident with the word crash in relation to the vehicle and traffic law.

A7096 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 4, 2017

  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. OTIS -- read once  and  referred  to
  the Committee on Transportation

AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, the administrative code of
  the city of New York, the education law, the general business law, the
  insurance law, the military law, the penal law, the public authorities
  law, the public officers law, the state finance law, and the transpor-
  tation law, in relation to replacing each instance of the  word  acci-
  dent  with the word crash; and to change the word accident to crash in
  the vehicle and traffic law


  Section  1.  Section 105-a of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by
chapter 303 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
  § 105-a. Car carrier. A truck that is designed to carry one  to  three
motor  vehicles on a flat platform that slides or tilts to the ground to
facilitate loading and unloading of such motor vehicles and  to  tow  an
additional  motor  vehicle behind it by the use of a wheel lift. For the
purposes of this chapter, whenever such car carrier tows  or  carries  a
disabled, illegally parked or abandoned motor vehicle or a motor vehicle
involved  in  [an accident] A CRASH, such car carrier shall be deemed to
be a tow truck and shall comply with all provisions of this chapter, and
any other law, ordinance, order, rule and regulation, applicable to  tow
  § 2. Section 107-b of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter
552 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
  § 107-b. Commercial  towing. The moving or removing of disabled, ille-
gally parked, or abandoned motor vehicles or motor vehicles involved  in
[accidents] CRASHES, by another motor vehicle, for which there is direct
or indirect compensation. Commercial towing shall also include towing by

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


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