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67 Pa. Code § 175.101. Windshield wipers.

§ 175.101. Windshield wipers.

 (a)  Condition of windshield wipers. The wiper system shall be in safe operating condition as described in §  175.110 (relating to inspection procedure).

 (b)  Cleaning. A vehicle specified under this subchapter shall be equipped with a wiper system, capable of cleaning rain, snow and other moisture from the windshield and constructed so as to be operated by a switch conveniently located for use by the driver while in normal operating position.

   (1)  Wipers shall operate as required by the manufacturer, or a minimum of 45 cycles per minute if not specified.

   (2)  A vehicle specified under this subchapter originally equipped with two wiper blades and two wiper arms—driver and passenger side—shall have them in place and in good working order.


   The provisions of this §  175.101 adopted June 5, 1981, effective June 6, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 1941; amended October 29, 1982, effective February 1, 1983, 12 Pa.B. 3862; corrected November 12, 1982, effective February 1, 1983, 12 Pa.B. 3862; readopted December 2, 1988, effective December 3, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 5362. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (77529).

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