1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Vehicle & Traffic
  4. Title 1: Words and Phrases Defined
  5. Article 1: Article 1. Words and Phrases Defined.


Section 140-A In-line skate

Vehicle & Traffic (VAT)

A manufactured or assembled device consisting of an upper portion that is intended to be secured to a human foot, with a frame or chassis attached along the length of the bottom of such upper portion, with such frame or chassis holding two or more wheels that are longitudinally aligned and used to skate or glide, by means of human foot and leg power while having such device attached to each such foot or leg.

  "Brake" shall mean a part which is secured to an in-line skate, as defined in paragraph (b) of subdivision one of section three hundred ninety-one-m of the general business law and intended to enable the user to control his or her speed and/or come to a stop.

  "Warning instruction" shall mean a label, hang-tag, shield or plate with substantially the following notice printed in clear and conspicuous type: "WARNING! REDUCE THE RISK OF SERIOUS INJURY, AND ONLY USE THESE SKATES WHILE WEARING FULL PROTECTIVE GEAR - HELMET, WRIST GUARDS, ELBOW PADS, AND KNEE PADS."