REQUIRED NUMBER OF OPERATING BRAKE LIGHTS.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 759 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 10, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT MOTOR VEHICLES MUST HAVE AT LEAST ONE WORKING STOP LAMP ON EACH SIDE OF THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE AND TO MAKE OTHER CLARIFYING CHANGES.
Intro. by Stam, B. Brown.

Status: Ref To Com On Transportation (Senate Action) (May 15 2013)

Bill History:

H 759

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 14 2013 - More information

    House amendment to the 2nd edition changes the act's effective date from when the act becomes law to October 1, 2013.


  • Summary date: May 13 2013 - More information

    House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 20-129 to change the vehicles to which the requirements apply, to motor vehicles manufactured after December 31, 1970 (was, December 31, 1955).


  • Summary date: Apr 12 2013 - More information

    Amends GS 20-129 to prohibit selling or operating a vehicle, or any motorcycle or motor-driven cycle, manufactured after December 31, 1955, unless it has a stop lamp on each side of the rear of the vehicle. Requires the lamps to emit, reflect, or display a red or amber light visible from no less than 100 feet to the rear, and requires it to be actuated by foot brake. Makes conforming changes to GS 20-129.1 (additional lighting equipment required on certain vehicles).


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