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Motor Vehicles - Lamps and Lights - Use When Windshield Wipers Operating

Sponsored by:

Delegate Stein


In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Requiring that a driver of a vehicle on a highway use the vehicle's tail lamps when the driver continuously operates the vehicle's windshield wipers due to impaired visibility resulting from unfavorable atmospheric conditions; and repealing the authority of a driver to use a vehicle's fog lights instead of the vehicle's headlamps during the continuous operation of the vehicle's windshield wipers under specified circumstances.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Stein, Beidle, Fraser-Hidalgo, Holmes, Jackson, Jacobs, Knotts, McCray, O'Donnell, Otto, and Szeliga
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0232
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Equipment and Inspections
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Equipment
Statutes:Article - Transportation

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October 24, 2017 4:58 P.M.