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S 0863 General Bill, By Shealy
Summary: Trailer or semi trailer lighting
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4580 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO LIGHTING EQUIPMENT THAT MUST BE ATTACHED TO BUSES, TRUCKS, TRAILERS, SEMITRAILERS, AND POLE TRAILERS, TO REQUIRE A TRAILER OR SEMITRAILER THAT IS LOADED OR IS OF DIMENSIONS SO AS TO OBSCURE THE STOP LIGHT ON THE TOWING VEHICLE THEN THE TRAILER ALSO MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH ONE STOP LIGHT VISIBLE FROM BEHIND; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-5150, RELATING TO USE OF SAFETY DEVICES WHEN TOWING VEHICLES, TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A VEHICLE IS TOWING ANOTHER VEHICLE OR TRAILER ON A PUBLIC ROAD OR HIGHWAY, THE TOWING VEHICLE MUST BE PROPERLY AND SECURELY ATTACHED TO THE TOWED VEHICLE OR TRAILER.
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12/10/13Senate Prefiled
12/10/13Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/14Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 51)
01/14/14Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 51)



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