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    • Australian Design Rules

    • The Australian Design Rules (ADRs) are Australia's national technical standards for vehicle safety, theft resistance, and emissions. They are largely based on and actively harmonised with the "ECE" regulations promulgated by the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations, though some of the technical prescrip ... Read »


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    • Automotive Industry Standards

    • The Automotive Industry Standards are the automotive technical specifications of India. They are based on the UNECE norms. The automotive regulations in India are governed by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRT&H) which is the nodal ministry for regulation of the automotive sector in India. In India ... Read »


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    • Bibb v. Navajo Freight Lines, Inc.

    • Bibb v. Navajo Freight Lines, Inc.

      Bibb v. Navajo Freight Lines, Inc., 359 U.S. 520 (1959), is a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that the Illinois law requiring trucks to have unique mudguards was unconstitutional under the Commerce clause. The state of Illinois enacted a statute requiring curved mud guards, instead of stra ... Read »


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    • California Vehicle Code

    • The California Vehicle Code contains almost all statutes relating to the operation, ownership and registration of vehicles (including bicycles) in the state of California in the United States. It also contains statutes concerning the California Department of Motor Vehicles and the California Highway Patrol. The Vehicl ... Read »


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    • Car check

    • The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (UK), better known as the DVLA, is an Executive Agency of the Department for Transport (DfT). The Agency is accountable to the Secretary of State and Ministers and, through them, to Parliament and the public, for efficient and effective management of the Agency and its respon ... Read »


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    • Carroll v. United States

    • Carroll v. United States

      Carroll v. United States, 267 U.S. 132 (1925), was a decision by the United States Supreme Court that upheld the warrantless search of an automobile, which is known as the automobile exception. The case has also been used to increase the scope of warrantless searches. Federal prohibition officers arranged an under ... Read »


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    • Carwalking

    • Carwalking is the unlawful act of walking above cars, normally illegally parked on pedestrian zones. Carwalking is understood by all criminal codes as damage of private property. Carwalkers normally do it, as a radical protest against the intensive motorization rates in cities, one of the main consequences of which is ... Read »


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    • Restrictions on cell phone use while driving in the United States

    • Various laws in the United States regulate the use of mobile phones and other electronics by motorists. Different states take different approaches. Some laws affect only novice drivers or commercial drivers, while some laws affect all drivers. Some laws target handheld devices only, while other laws affect both handhel ... Read »


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    • Chain of responsibility

    • The chain of responsibility is a policy concept used in Australian transport legislation to place legal obligations on parties in the transport supply chain or across transport industries generally. The concept was initially developed to apply in the heavy vehicle industry in regulated areas such as speeding, fatigue a ... Read »


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    • Digital tachograph

    • A digital tachograph is a device fitted to a vehicle that digitally records its speed and distance, together with the driver's activity selected from a choice of modes. In Europe, it succeeded the analogue tachograph as a result of European Union regulation 1360/2002 that made digital tachographs mandatory for all rel ... Read »


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    • Driving under the influence

    • Driving under the influence (DUI), or driving while intoxicated (DWI), is the crime of operating a vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other drugs (including recreational drugs and those prescribed by physicians), to a level that renders the driver incapable of operating a motor vehicle safely. People who receive mult ... Read »


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    • Impaired driving in Canada

    • Impaired driving is the term used in Canada to describe the criminal offence of operating or having care or control of a motor vehicle while the person's ability to operate the motor vehicle is impaired by alcohol or a drug. Impaired driving is punishable under multiple offences in the Criminal Code, with greater penal ... Read »


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    • Drunk driving in the United States

    • "Drunk driving" is the act of operating or driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the degree that mental and motor skills are "impaired". It is illegal in all jurisdictions within the United States, though enforcement varies widely between and within states/territories, to drive a moto ... Read »


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    • Drunk driving law by country

    • The laws of driving under the influence vary between countries. One difference is the acceptable limit of blood alcohol content before a person is charged with a crime. The Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1968–69 made it a per se offence to drive with a BAC in excess of 80 mg/100 ml of blood. Refusal of a polic ... Read »


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    • ECE Regulation 90

    • ECE Regulation 90 (abbreviated "ECE R90") is an ECE Regulation specifying design, construction, and performance requirements and test protocols for replacement brake linings for roadgoing motor vehicles and trailers. R90 calls for linings to be tested for speed sensitivity, cold performance, and replacement Brake pads ... Read »


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    • Electric bicycle laws

    • Many countries have enacted electric bicycle laws to regulate the use of electric bicycles. Countries such as the United States and Canada have federal regulations governing the safety requirements and standards of manufacture. Other countries like the signatories of the European Union have agreed to wider-ranging legi ... Read »


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    • Electronic lien and title

    • Electronic lien and title, also known as ELT, is a program offered by various US States allowing state Department of Motor Vehicles to electronically exchange lien and title information with lienholders in lieu of a paper title. States offering an ELT program include Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia ... Read »


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    • Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula

    • The Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula (also known as Bridge Formula B and the Federal Bridge Formula) is a mathematical formula in use in the United States by truck drivers and Department of Transportation (DOT) officials to determine the appropriate maximum gross weight for a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) based on ... Read »


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    • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards

    • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) are U.S. federal regulations specifying design, construction, performance, and durability requirements for motor vehicles and regulated Automobile safety-related components, systems, and design features. They are the U.S. counterpart to the UN Regulations developed by the ... Read »


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    • Federal Odometer Act

    • The Federal Odometer Act, passed in 1972, modified the United States Code to prohibit tampering with a motor vehicle's odometer and to provide safeguards to protect purchasers in the sale of motor vehicles with altered or reset odometers. The Act provides definitions and civil and criminal penalties for odometer fraud ... Read »


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    • Field sobriety testing

    • Field sobriety tests are a battery of tests used by police officers to determine if a person suspected of impaired driving is intoxicated with alcohol or drugs. The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) began research in 1975 on how to test suspects for impaired driving. The NHTSA developed a series ... Read »


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    • Gross combined weight rating

    • The gross combined weight rating or gross combination weight rating (GCWR), also referred to as the gross combination mass (GCM), gross train weight (GTW), or maximum authorised mass (MAM), is the maximum allowable combined mass of a road vehicle, the passengers and cargo in the tow vehicle, plus the mass of the traile ... Read »


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    • Gross trailer weight rating

    • In motor vehicles, the gross trailer weight rating (GTWR) is the total mass of a road trailer that is loaded to capacity, including the weight of the trailer itself, plus fluids, and cargo, that a vehicle is rated to tow by the manufacturer. In the United States and Canada, the static tongue load, the weight of the tra ... Read »


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    • Gross vehicle weight rating

    • The gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR), or gross vehicle mass (GVM) is the maximum operating weight/mass of a vehicle as specified by the manufacturer including the vehicle's chassis, body, engine, engine fluids, fuel, accessories, driver, passengers and cargo but excluding that of any trailers. The term is used for mo ... Read »


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    • Hess v. Pawloski

    • Hess v. Pawloski

      Hess v. Pawloski, 274 U.S. 352 (1927), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that a statute designating the Massachusetts registrar of motor vehicles as agent for purpose of service of process for out-of-state non-resident motorists complies with the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendm ... Read »


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    • Hours of service

    • Hours of Service (HOS) regulations are issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and govern the working hours of anyone operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in the United States. These regulations apply to truck drivers, commercial and city bus drivers, and school bus drivers who operate C ... Read »


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    • Ignition interlock device

    • An ignition interlock device or breath alcohol ignition interlock device (IID and BAIID) is a breathalyzer for an individual's vehicle. It requires the driver to blow into a mouthpiece on the device before starting the vehicle. If the resultant breath-alcohol concentration analyzed result is greater than the programmed ... Read »


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    • Jimmy Justice (activist)

    • Jimmy Justice is the pseudonym of avideo activist in New York City. He became well known after posting a video on YouTube of several NYC traffic enforcement agents parking in front of fire hydrants. Since then, he has posted further videos of traffic agents breaking laws. Justice's tactics in filming incidents have be ... Read »


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    • Kassel v. Consolidated Freightways Corp.

    • Kassel v. Consolidated Freightways Corp.

      Kassel v. Consolidated Freightways Corp., 450 U.S. 662 (1981), was a United States Supreme Court case involving the application of the Dormant Commerce Clause to an Iowa state statute restricting the length of tractor-trailers. An Iowa statute restricted most truck combinations to 55 feet in length. The statute di ... Read »


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    • Lighting-up time

    • In the United Kingdom, there is a legally enforced lighting-up time, defined as from one half-hour after sunset to one half-hour before sunrise, during which all motor vehicles on unlit public roads (except if parked) must use their headlights. Lighting-up time was first introduced in the nineteenth century in local b ... Read »


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    • Locomotive Acts

    • The Locomotive Acts (or Red Flag Acts) were a series of Acts of Parliament in the United Kingdom regulating the use of mechanically propelled vehicles on British public highways during the latter part of the 19th century. The first three, The Locomotives on Highways Act 1861, The Locomotive Act 1865 and the Highways a ... Read »


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    • Locomotives on Highways Act 1896

    • The Locomotives on Highways Act 1896 removed the strict rules and UK speed limits that were included in the earlier Locomotive Acts which had greatly restricted the adoption of motorised vehicles in the United Kingdom. It came into operation on 14 November 1896. The powerful railways lobby and those with interests ... Read »


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    • Low-speed vehicle

    • A low-speed vehicle (LSV) is a legal class of 4-wheel vehicles that have a maximum capable speed typically around 25 mph (40 km/h), and have a minimum capable speed (typically 20 mph (32 km/h)) that allows them to travel on public roads not accessible to all golf carts or neighborhood electric vehicles (NEV ... Read »


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    • McBoyle v. United States

    • McBoyle v. United States

      McBoyle v. United States, 283 U.S. 25 (1931), was a United States Supreme Court case. McBoyle transported a plane that he knew to be stolen from Ottawa, Illinois to Guymon, Oklahoma. McBoyle was accused of violating the National Motor Vehicle Theft Act. The petitioners claimed that since the act did not specifica ... Read »


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    • Medium-speed vehicle

    • A medium-speed vehicle is legally allowed to travel up to 35 mph (56 km/h). It is a relatively new class of vehicles allowed on the roads of some states in the United States. Montana's SB0185 was the first law to define this class of vehicle. The U.S. states of Kentucky, Minnesota, Montana, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tex ... Read »


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    • Monroney sticker

    • The Monroney sticker or window sticker is a label required in the United States to be displayed in all new automobiles and includes the listing of certain official information about the car. Since the mid-1970s the United States Environmental Protection Agency provides fuel economy metrics in the label to help consumer ... Read »


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    • Motor vehicle declared out of service

    • A motor vehicle is declared in the United States as out of service by personnel authorized to perform inspections of commercial motor vehicles and are designated as Special Agents of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. These authorized personnel are by law able to enter upon and perform inspections of any ... Read »


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    • Legal definition of motorcycle

    • The legal definition of a motorcycle for the purposes of registration, taxation and rider licensing in most countries is a powered two-wheel motor vehicle. Most countries distinguish between mopeds up to 49 cc (scooters do not count as a separate category) and the more powerful, larger, vehicles known as motorcycles ... Read »


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    • New York energy law

    • New York energy law is the statutory, regulatory, and common law of the state of New York concerning the policy, conservation, taxation, and utilities involved in energy. Secondary sources have also influenced the law of energy in the Empire State. The myriad legal issues concerning hydrofracking in New York has in th ... Read »


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    • Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council

    • OMVIC (Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council) regulates motor vehicle sales in Ontario. Administering and enforcing the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act on behalf of the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS), OMVIC’s mandate is to maintain a fair and informed marketplace by protecting the rights of ... Read »


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    • Parking violation

    • A parking violation is the act of parking a motor vehicle in a restricted place or for parking in an unauthorized manner. It is against the law virtually everywhere to park a vehicle in the middle of a highway or road; parking on one or both sides of a road, however, is commonly permitted. However, restrictions apply t ... Read »


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    • Peter Rehra

    • Peter rehra, ਪੀਟਰ ਰੇਹੜਾ is a homemade vehicle used in rural Punjab. It is made by assembling a diesel engine,(mostly meant for pumping water), removing the pumpset assembly from it, and joining it with a framework made steel angles and wooden planks, and finally completing ... Read »


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    • R v Sussex Justices, ex p McCarthy

    • R v Sussex Justices, Ex parte McCarthy ([1924] 1 KB 256, [1923] All ER Rep 233) is a leading English case on the impartiality and recusal of judges. It is famous for its precedence in establishing the principle that the mere appearance of bias is sufficient to overturn a judicial decision. It also brought into common p ... Read »


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    • Seat belt legislation in Canada

    • Seat belt legislation in Canada is left to the provinces. All provinces in Canada have primary enforcement seat belt laws, which allow a police officer to stop and ticket a driver if s/he observes a violation. Ontario was the first province to pass a law which required vehicle occupants to wear seat belts, a law that c ... Read »


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    • Seat belt legislation in the United States

    • Most seat belt laws in the United States are left to the states. However, the first seat belt law was a federal law, Title 49 of the United States Code, Chapter 301, Motor Vehicle Safety Standard, which took effect on January 1, 1968, that required all vehicles (except buses) to be fitted with seat belts in all designa ... Read »


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    • Show or Display

    • The "Show or Display" rule is a statutory amendment to the United States Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) that allows certain privately imported automobiles to be exempted, if the vehicle in question is deemed to meet a standard of "historical or technological significance". The amendment, which became l ... Read »


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    • SR-22 (insurance)

    • In the United States, an SR-22 (sometimes referred to as a certificate of insurance or a financial responsibility filing) is a vehicle liability insurance document required by most state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices for "high-risk" insurance policies. A DMV may require an SR-22 from a driver to reinstate ... Read »


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    • Street-legal vehicle

    • Street legal or road going refers to a vehicle such as an automobile, motorcycle, or light truck that is equipped and licensed for use on public roads, being therefore roadworthy. This will require specific configurations of lighting, signal lights, and safety equipment. Some specialty vehicles that will not be operate ... Read »


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    • Take-home vehicle

    • A take-home vehicle, or company car is a vehicle which companies or organisations lease or own and which employees use for their personal and business travel. There are three main reasons which explain why the provision of a company car for private use as a benefit may be attractive for both the employee and the emplo ... Read »


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    • Texting while driving

    • Texting while driving, also called texting and driving, is the act of composing, sending, reading text messages, email, or making similar use of the web on a mobile phone while operating a motor vehicle. Texting while driving is considered extremely dangerous by many people, including authorities, and in some places ha ... Read »


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    • Truck classification

    • Truck classifications are typically based upon the maximum loaded weight of the truck (typically using the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) and sometimes also the gross trailer weight rating (GTWR)), and can vary among jurisdictions. In the United States, commercial truck classification is determined based on the ve ... Read »


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    • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

    • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

      Executive Secretary of ECE The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE or ECE) was established in 1947 to encourage economic cooperation among its member States. It is one of five regional commissions under the administrative direction of United Nations headquarters. It has 56 member States, and reports t ... Read »


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    • Vehicle category

    • A vehicle category classifies a land vehicle for regulatory purposes. Information from Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3), Revision 2. Some categories has further sub classes. See Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) for further information. Vehicles in the ... Read »


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    • Vehicle register

    • The Vehicle register in the United Kingdom is a database of motor vehicles. It is a legal requirement in the UK for most types of motor vehicle to be registered if they are to be used on the public road. All new and imported vehicles are required to be entered onto the register which is administered by the Driver and ... Read »


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    • Motor vehicle registration

    • Motor vehicle registration is the registration of a motor vehicle with a government authority, either compulsory or otherwise. The purpose of motor vehicle registration is to establish a link between a vehicle and an owner or user of the vehicle. This link might be used for taxation or crime detection purposes. While a ... Read »


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    • Vehicle registration certificate

    • A vehicle registration certificate is an official document providing proof of registration of a motor vehicle. It is used primarily by governments as a means of ensuring that all road vehicles are on the national vehicle register, but is also used as a form of law enforcement and to facilitate change of ownership when ... Read »


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    • Vehicle regulation

    • Vehicle regulations are requirements that automobiles must satisfy in order to be sold in a particular country. They are usually mandated by legislation, and administered by a government body. The regulations concern aspects such as lighting, controls, crashworthiness, environment protection and theft protection. The ... Read »


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    • Vehicle title branding

    • Vehicle title branding is the use of a permanent designation on a vehicle's title, registration or permit documents to indicate that a vehicle has been written off due to collision, fire or flood damage or has been sold for scrap. The designation or brand is mandatory in most provinces and states in North America when ... Read »


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    • Windshield obstruction laws

    • Some legislations ban the placement of articles, devices and other paraphernalia on the windshields of vehicles. Various limitations are in force relating to the visibility through the windscreen and driver and passenger windows, including a substantial ban on tinting. Over half of all states have windshield obst ... Read »


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    • World-Wide Volkswagen Corp. v. Woodson

    • World-Wide Volkswagen Corp. v. Woodson

      World-Wide Volkswagen Corp v. Woodson, 444 U.S. 286 (1980) is a United States Supreme Court case involving strict products liability, personal injury and various procedural issues and considerations. The 1980 opinion, written by Justice Byron White, is included in the first-year civil procedure curriculum at nearly eve ... Read »


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