AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, EMERGENCY PERSONNEL, AND MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY EMPLOYEES TO OPERATE UTILITY VEHICLES ON SOME PUBLIC HIGHWAYS AND TO MODIFY THE MOVE‑OVER LAW TO INCLUDE VEHICLES BEING USED IN THE COLLECTION OF REFUSE, SOLID WASTE, OR RECYCLING.
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 3rd edition:
Amends the long title.
Amends GS 20-157(f) concerning the operation and yielding requirements for vehicles on roadways when emergency vehicles or other specified public service vehicles are parked or standing within 12 feet of a roadway while giving a warning signal, to add vehicles that are being used in the collection of refuse, solid waste, or recycling to the definition of a public service vehicle. Makes organizational changes. Effective October 1, 2015, applying to offenses committed on or after that date.
Makes technical corrections.
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