2017 New York Laws
VAT - Vehicle & Traffic
Title 7 - Rules of the Road
Article 34 - Operation of Bicycles and Play Devices
1233 - Clinging to Vehicles.

Universal Citation: NY Veh & Traf L § 1233 (2017)

1233. Clinging to vehicles. 1. No person riding upon any bicycle, coaster, in-line skates, roller skates, skate board, sled, or toy vehicle shall attach the same or himself or herself to any vehicle being operated upon a roadway.

2. No person shall ride on or attach himself to the outside of any vehicle being operated upon a roadway.

The provisions of this section shall not apply to:

(i) vehicles in an emergency operation as defined in section one hundred fourteen-b of this chapter; and

(ii) farm type tractors used exclusively for agricultural purposes or other farm equipment; and

(iii) riding on the open, uncovered cargo area of a truck with the permission of the operator of such truck; and

(iv) vehicles employed by a municipality for local garbage collection; and

(v) vehicles participating in a parade pursuant to a municipal permit.

3. No vehicle operator shall knowingly permit any person to attach any device or himself to such operator's vehicle in violation of subdivision one or subdivision two of this section.


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