HB 429 Utility trailers; reflectors to be used on rear.
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Summary as passed:
Utility trailers; study. Requires that either two or more reflectors of a type approved by the Superintendent of State Police or at least 100 square inches of solid reflectorized material be affixed to the rear end of every trailer that has an unloaded weight of 3,000 pounds or less. The reflectors or reflective material must be applied so as to outline the rear end of the trailer.


Summary as introduced:
Utility trailers; study. Requires that reflectors or reflectorized material be affixed to the rear of certain utility trailers. The bill also requires the Transportation Research Council to study whether the provisions of the bill have reduced the frequency with which these utility trailers are struck from behind by other vehicles.