assembly Bill A575A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates a pedestrian safety rating system for motor vehicles

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 16, 2021 print number 575a
Mar 16, 2021 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 06, 2021 referred to transportation

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A575 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4307
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §216-b, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9972, S7876

A575 - Summary

Creates a pedestrian safety rating system for motor vehicles which shall be posted on the department of motor vehicles' website.

A575 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    575
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  creating  a
   pedestrian safety rating system for motor vehicles

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 section 216-b to read as follows:
   § 216-B. PEDESTRIAN SAFETY RATING SYSTEM. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CAUSE
 TO  BE  CREATED  A  PEDESTRIAN  SAFETY RATING SYSTEM WHICH SHALL BE MADE
 PUBLICLY AVAILABLE ON THE DEPARTMENT'S INTERNET WEBSITE. SUCH PEDESTRIAN
 SAFETY RATING SYSTEM SHALL PROVIDE A RATING BETWEEN ONE AND  FIVE  STARS
 FOR  EVERY  MOTOR  VEHICLE MODEL REGISTERED BY INDIVIDUALS IN THIS STATE
 BASED ON:
   1. THE FREQUENCY OF COLLISIONS INVOLVING  A  BICYCLIST  OR  PEDESTRIAN
 REPORTED  IN  THE  STATE  FOR  SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE MODEL, COMPARED TO THE
 TOTAL NUMBER OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE MODEL REGISTERED IN THE STATE;
   2. SAFETY FEATURES THAT THE COMMISSIONER DETERMINES  ARE  RELEVANT  TO
 PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLIST SAFETY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, AUTOMATIC
 COLLISION  WARNING  OR PEDESTRIAN DETECTION FEATURES, AUTOMATIC BRAKING,
 AND VISIBILITY; AND
   3. ANY OTHER FACTORS  THE  COMMISSIONER  DETERMINES  ARE  RELEVANT  TO
 PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLIST SAFETY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03199-01-1

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A575A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4307
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §216-b, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9972, S7876

A575A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a pedestrian safety rating system for motor vehicles which shall be posted on the department of motor vehicles' website.

A575A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  575--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ROZIC, GOTTFRIED -- read once and referred to the
   Committee  on  Transportation  --  committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  creating  a
   pedestrian safety rating system for motor vehicles
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 section 216-b to read as follows:
   §  216-B. PEDESTRIAN SAFETY RATING SYSTEM FOR MOTOR VEHICLE MODELS. 1.
 THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CAUSE TO BE CREATED A  PEDESTRIAN  SAFETY  RATING
 SYSTEM  FOR  EVERY MOTOR VEHICLE MODEL REGISTERED BY INDIVIDUALS IN THIS
 STATE WHICH SHALL BE MADE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE ON THE DEPARTMENT'S  INTER-
 NET WEBSITE. SUCH PEDESTRIAN SAFETY RATING SYSTEM SHALL PROVIDE A RATING
 BETWEEN ONE AND FIVE STARS FOR EVERY MOTOR VEHICLE MODEL BASED ON:
   (A)  THE  FREQUENCY  OF COLLISIONS AND NUMBER AND SEVERITY OF INJURIES
 RESULTING FROM SUCH COLLISIONS INVOLVING A BICYCLIST  OR  PEDESTRIAN  AS
 REPORTED  IN  THE  STATE  FOR  SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE MODEL, COMPARED TO THE
 TOTAL NUMBER OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE MODEL REGISTERED IN THE STATE;
   (B) SAFETY FEATURES THAT THE COMMISSIONER DETERMINES ARE  RELEVANT  TO
 PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLIST SAFETY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, AUTOMATIC
 COLLISION  WARNING  OR PEDESTRIAN DETECTION FEATURES, AUTOMATIC BRAKING,
 AND VISIBILITY; AND
   (C) ANY OTHER FACTORS THE  COMMISSIONER  DETERMINES  ARE  RELEVANT  TO
 PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLIST SAFETY.
   2.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ISSUE  REGULATIONS  TO ALL MOTOR VEHICLE
 MANUFACTURERS, DEALERS, BROKERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AND OTHER BUSINESS  ENTI-
 TIES  REQUIRED TO REGISTER IN SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FIFTEEN OF THIS ARTI-
 CLE TO REQUIRE SUCH ENTITIES  TO  ADOPT  THE  PEDESTRIAN  SAFETY  RATING
 SYSTEM  PRESCRIBED  IN  SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION AT SUCH ENTITY'S
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets