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Introduced Version Senate Bill 434 History

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Senate Bill No. 434

(By Senator Bailey)

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[Introduced March 2, 2005; referred to the Committee

on Transportation and Infrastructure; and then to the Committee on Finance.]

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A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §17C-15-51 , relating to requiring door-to-door delivery motor vehicles to install warning lights and reflector signs on the rear of the motor vehicle warning of frequent stops.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated
§17C-15-51 , to read as follows:
ARTICLE 15. EQUIPMENT.
§17C-15-51. Yellow caution lights and reflector sticker on certain vehicles.

Every motor vehicle used for daily, local, door-to-door deliveries shall, in order to warn other drivers, be equipped with properly installed flashing yellow warning lights and a reflector sign at least six inches in height and twenty-four inches in length attached to the rear of the motor vehicle with the words "caution frequent stops" affixed thereon and visible from a distance of two hundred feet.
The Commissioner of Motor Vehicles may propose rules for legislative approval in accordance with the provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code to implement the provisions of this section.



NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require motor vehicles
used for, daily, door-to-door delivery to install warning lights and reflector signs to warn other drivers that the motor vehicle makes frequent stops.

This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.

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