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SECTION 393-A
Inspection of commercial motor vehicles exceeding ten thousand pounds manufacturers' gross vehicle weight rating
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 3, ARTICLE 12
§ 393-a. Inspection of commercial motor vehicles exceeding ten
thousand pounds manufacturers' gross vehicle weight rating. Any police
officer having lawfully stopped a commercial motor vehicle with a
manufacturers' gross vehicle weight rating in excess of ten thousand
pounds for the purpose of conducting a motor carrier safety inspection
may, when necessary to insure the safety of the officer, the vehicle
occupants and the motoring public, require that the vehicle be driven to
the nearest safe inspection site designated by such officer. Such
location designated by the police officer shall not exceed a distance of
five miles from the place where the vehicle was stopped.