[First Reprint]

SENATE, No. 1446

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

214th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED FEBRUARY 18, 2010

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  GERALD CARDINALE

District 39 (Bergen)

Senator  JOHN A. GIRGENTI

District 35 (Bergen and Passaic)

Assemblyman  GORDON M. JOHNSON

District 37 (Bergen)

Assemblyman  CRAIG J. COUGHLIN

District 19 (Middlesex)

Assemblyman  GILBERT "WHIP" L. WILSON

District 5 (Camden and Gloucester)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Senator Sarlo

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Authorizes display of flashing amber warning lights on sanitation vehicles.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As reported by the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee on December 9, 2010, with amendments.

  


An Act authorizing the display of amber warning lights and supplementing chapter 3 of Title 39 of the Revised Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    a.  Sanitation vehicles operated by a local public entity, or 1by a licensed solid waste collection company1 pursuant to a 1State or local1 permit, license, contract, or franchise with a local public entity, and used to collect and transport garbage, solid wastes, and refuse may display flashing amber warning lights of a type approved by the chief administrator while stopped upon a street and while engaged in the collection of garbage, solid wastes, and refuse or while moving between stops at a speed not greater than 10 miles per hour.

     b.    Nothing herein shall be construed to grant any person displaying flashing amber warning lights pursuant to the provisions of this act any privileges or exemptions denied to the drivers of other motor vehicles and all such persons shall drive with due regard for the safety of all persons and shall obey the traffic laws of this State.

     c.     The 1[Chief Administrator] chief administrator1 shall promulgate guidelines to effectuate the purposes of this act.  

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.