Final Text of Uniform Vehicle Code

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Press of W.F. Humphrey, Geneva, N.Y., 1926 - 104 pages

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Page 16 - SECTION 23. [Constitutionality.] If any part or parts of this Act shall be held 'to be unconstitutional, such unconstitutionality shall not affect the validity of the remaining parts of this act. The legislature hereby declares » that it would have passed the remaining parts of this act if it had known that such part or parts thereof would be declared unconstitutional.
Page 56 - Vehicle". Every device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a public highway, excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. (b) "Motor Vehicle".
Page 15 - It shall be unlawful and constitute a misdemeanor for any person to violate any of the provisions of this act unless such violation is by this act or other law of this state declared to be a felony.
Page 57 - Every way or place of whatever nature open to the use of the public, as a matter of right, for the purposes of vehicular travel.
Page 79 - ... light visible under normal atmospheric conditions from a distance of 500 feet to the front of the vehicle, and the other located at the rear of the vehicle...
Page 63 - The driver of a motor vehicle shall not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the speed of such vehicles and the traffic upon and the condition of the highway.
Page 76 - Every motor vehicle, other than a motorcycle or motor-driven cycle, when operated upon a highway shall be equipped with brakes adequate to control the movement of and to stop and hold such vehicle, including two separate means of applying the brakes, each of which means shall be effective to apply the brakes to at least two wheels.
Page 49 - Uniformity of Interpretation. This Act shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law of those states which enact it.
Page 61 - The speed limitations set forth in this act shall not apply to vehicles when operated with due regard for safety under the direction of the police in the chase or apprehension of violators of the law or of persons charged with or suspected of any such violation, nor to fire department or fire patrol vehicles when traveling in response to a fire alarm, nor to public or private ambulances when traveling in emergencies.

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