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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 39, MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC REGULATION
Section: 39:10-9.5: Definitions relative to certain used emergency vehicles.
1. a. For the purposes of this section:
"Equipment" shall include, but not be limited to, a handheld spotlight affixed to a side mirror, an antenna used for emergency response communication equipment, a mobile vision and mobile data terminal, a siren, a strobe light, or any other light with optional strobe functions typically used on an authorized emergency vehicle;
"Marking" shall include, but not be limited to, a decal, insignia, or striping added to the authorized emergency vehicle by a State or municipal agency, or any other government entity engaged in law enforcement, fire services, or emergency medical transportation; and
"Siren" shall include, but not be limited to, an adjustment to the standard horn in a steering wheel.
b. Except as provided by subsection c. of this section, prior to the sale or transfer of an authorized emergency vehicle as defined in R.S.39:1-1, to a person or an entity other than a State or municipal agency; a government entity engaged in law enforcement, fire services, or emergency medical transportation; a volunteer fire company, a volunteer first aid, ambulance, or rescue squad; a person who is an authorized dealer of emergency vehicles; or a non-governmental emergency service provider, any equipment or marking that would identify the vehicle as an authorized emergency vehicle shall be removed.
c. Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection b. of this section, removal of equipment or marking is not required prior to sale or transfer if the authorized emergency vehicle:
(1) is excepted from registration pursuant to the provisions of R.S.39:3-1; or
(2) meets the criteria to be registered as an historic vehicle pursuant to the provisions of section 2 of P.L.1964, c.95 (C.39:3-27.4).
d. The Attorney General shall issue guidelines or directives for the enforcement of this act.
L.2017, c.259, s.1.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2018-01-19 10:35:07.
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