2005 Montana Code Annotated - 61-2-202 — Legislative findings on equipment safety.


     61-2-202. Legislative findings on equipment safety. The legislature finds that:
     (1) the public safety necessitates the continuous development, modernization, and implementation of standards and requirements of law relating to vehicle equipment, in accordance with expert knowledge and opinion;
     (2) the public safety further requires that such standards and requirements be uniform from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, except to the extent that specific and compelling evidence supports variation;
     (3) the department, acting upon recommendations of the vehicle equipment safety commission and pursuant to the Vehicle Equipment Safety Compact, provides a just, equitable, and orderly means of promoting the public safety in the manner and within the scope contemplated by this part.

     History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 109, L. 1965; R.C.M. 1947, ; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 503, L. 1985.

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