2012 Vermont Statutes
Title 23 Motor Vehicles
Chapter 13 OPERATION OF VEHICLES
§ 1001 Regulations
§ 1001. Regulations
(a) The commissioner may make regulations:
(1) Relating to motor vehicle equipment in all cases where its use is not defined in this title and whenever the use or nonuse, contrary to the regulation, in the judgment of the commissioner, may render the operation of the motor vehicle hazardous or unlawful;
(2) Restricting or prohibiting the use of pictures, advertising matter or other thing placed on or over any transparent part of a motor vehicle;
(3) Relating to any other matter or thing which, in his or her judgment, may hinder or impede the operator in the safe and careful operation of a motor vehicle;
(4) In explanation of and in addition to, but not inconsistent with, the provisions of this title concerning any matter or thing which, in his or her judgment, may render the operation of motor vehicles safer and lessen motor vehicle accidents and resulting injuries or fatalities.
(b) The commissioner may make the safety regulations uniform with the regulations of the federal agency having jurisdiction over motor vehicles subject to federal law so far as the regulations are applicable to the vehicles or to vehicles of the same type not subject to federal law, or to both.
(c) The commissioner shall make regulations under this section only in accordance with chapter 25 of Title 3. (Added 1971, No. 258 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. March 1, 1973; amended 1975, No. 211 (Adj. Sess.), § 10.)
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