Bill Summary for H 886 (2023-2024)
Apr 26 2023
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AN ACT TO AMEND THE MOTOR VEHICLE LAWS OF THE STATE GOVERNING HEADLIGHT BRIGHTNESS.Intro. by John, Autry, Prather, Logan.
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Amends GS 20-131, limiting headlight brightness to align with the federal standards in 49 CFR 571.108 (Standard No. 108), and sets a $25 fine for violators. Amends GS 20-181, which addresses the required dimming of headlights, increasing from $10 to $25 the fine for violators. Effective December 1, 2023. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2023.
Directs $50,000 in nonrecurring funds from the appropriated funds from the Highway Fund to the Department of Transportation for fiscal year 2023-2024) for a public awareness campaign about headlight brightness. Effective July 1, 2023.