2012 Indiana Code
TITLE 9. MOTOR VEHICLES
ARTICLE 19. MOTOR VEHICLE EQUIPMENT
CHAPTER 20. MOTOR VEHICLES USED FOR GOVERNMENT FUNDED TRANSPORTATION OF PASSENGERS

IC 9-19-20
Chapter 20. Motor Vehicles Used for Government Funded Transportation of Passengers

IC 9-19-20-1
Application of chapter
Sec. 1. (a) Except as provided by subsection (b), this chapter applies to a motor vehicle that is used to provide transportation of passengers by a profit or nonprofit corporation if the corporation receives revenue for the transportation service from federal, state, or local governments.
(b) This section does not apply to the following:
(1) A motor vehicle that is manufactured to transport less than six (6) passengers.
(2) A private bus (as defined in IC 9-13-2-133(a)).
As added by P.L.2-1992, SEC.86.

IC 9-19-20-2
Inspection by state police department
Sec. 2. (a) The state police department may inspect a vehicle subject to this chapter.
(b) In the inspection, the department may determine the existence and condition of the following:
(1) The vehicle's brakes.
(2) The vehicle's lights as follows:
(A) Headlamps.
(B) Taillamps.
(C) Brake lights.
(D) Clearance lights.
(E) Turn signals.
(3) The vehicle's steering and suspension.
(4) The vehicle's exhaust systems.
(5) The vehicle's body in general.
(6) The vehicle's tires.
As added by P.L.2-1992, SEC.86.

IC 9-19-20-3
Rules
Sec. 3. The state police superintendent shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to prescribe safety requirements for the construction and equipment of motor vehicles subject to this chapter.
As added by P.L.2-1992, SEC.86.

IC 9-19-20-4
Vehicles meeting safety requirements; certificate
Sec. 4. If the inspection under section 2 of this chapter reveals that a vehicle meets the safety requirements prescribed under this chapter, the inspecting officer shall issue to the owner of the vehicle a certificate stating that the vehicle was inspected and met the prescribed safety requirements. As added by P.L.2-1992, SEC.86.

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