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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 99-783




[67 PA. CODE CH. 175]

Vehicle Equipment and Inspection; Postponement of Effective Date for Recent Amendments

[29 Pa.B. 2577]

   The Department of Transportation, Bureau of Motor Vehicles, originally adopted amendments to Chapter 175 (relating to vehicle equipment and inspection) at 28 Pa.B. 5670 (November 14, 1998).

   The effective date for these amendments is May 13, 1999. The Department of Transportation, at 29 Pa.B. 2460 (May 8, 1999), postponed indefinitely portions of the regulations relating to use and inspection of mirrors and bumpers on passenger cars and light trucks and mirrors, bumpers and exhaust systems on medium and heavy trucks.

   Additionally, sections which will be postponed indefinitely are:

   § 175.105(b)(5)(ii) and (iii)

   § 175.110(d)(6)(viii)(B) and (C)

   The effective date of the amendment to § 175.110(d)(7) which deleted the following language:

   ''It is not necessary to remove the wheel and front assembly if there is a removable braking plate that allows an examination of the brake system.''

   All other provisions of the equipment and inspection regulations that were scheduled to go into effect on May 13, 1999, will continue to do so.

   Interested persons are invited to submit written comments, suggestions or objections regarding the changes in effective dates to Thomas J. Zamboni, Vehicle Inspection Division, 1101 South Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17104, within 30 days of publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 99-783. Filed for public inspection May 14, 1999, 9:00 a.m.]

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