ESTRA TRUCK LENGTH BILL SIGNED INTO LAW
On August 11, 2014, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law, at the request of the Empire State Towing and Recovery Association (ESTRA), that allows for three feet of overhang on a car carrier and provides that the length of a tow truck or car carrier is to be determined with its wheel lift in a retracted position... READ MORE
CAHILL: “MOVE OVER” LEGISLATION SIGNED INTO LAW
Ensures Uniform Safety Measures for Approaching All Emergency Vehicles
(Albany, NY) -- Assemblymember Kevin Cahill (D-Ulster, Dutchess) announced that legislation intended to provide standards of care to safely approach any hazard vehicle parked, stopped, or standing on the shoulder of a highway, has been signed into law by the Governor. This measure, Assembly Bill 177-B, requires drivers to exercise caution by moving over to the adjacent lane or slowing down when approaching or passing any emergency vehicle displaying its amber lights while assisting a motorist on all New York State roadways. The law goes into effect on January 1, 2012. Click here for the full article!