2020 New York Laws
VAT - Vehicle and 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 (2020)
§ 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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