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    PART I. PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS
    Chapter 1. General Provisions
  • § 101.  Short title of title.
    This title shall be known and may be cited as the "Vehicle Code." ...
  • § 102.  Definitions.
    Subject to additional definitions contained in subsequent provisions of this title which are applicable to specific provisions of this title, the following words and phrases ...
  • § 103.  Uniformity of interpretation.
    This title shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law throughout this Commonwealth and all political ...
  • § 104.  Continuation of existing law (Repealed).
    § 104. Continuation of existing law (Repealed). 1978 Repeal Note. Section 104 was repealed April 28, 1978, P.L.202, No.53, effective in 60 days. ...

  • PART II. TITLE, REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
    Chapter 11. Certificate of Title and Security Interests
    Subchapter A. Certificate of Title
  • § 1101.  Certificate of title required.
    (a) General rule.--Except as provided in section 1102 (relating to vehicles not requiring certificate of title), every owner of a vehicle which is in this ...
  • § 1102.  Vehicles not requiring certificate of title.
    No certificate of title is required for: (1) A vehicle owned by the United States unless it is registered in this Commonwealth. (2) A golf ...
  • § 1103.  Application for certificate of title (Repealed).
    § 1103. Application for certificate of title (Repealed). 1990 Repeal Note. Section 1103 was repealed June 30, 1990, P.L.266, No.63, effective immediately, and July 10, ...
  • § 1103.1. Application for certificate of title.
  • § 1104.  Examination of records upon receipt of application.
    The department, upon receiving an application for a certificate of title, shall check the vehicle identification number shown in the application against the records of ...
  • § 1105.  Issuance of certificate of title.
    (a) General rule.--The department shall file each application received and, when satisfied as to the genuineness and regularity of the application and that the applicant ...
  • § 1106.  Content and effect of certificate of title.
    (a) Vehicle identification and encumbrances.--A certificate of title shall contain such description and other evidence of identification of the vehicle for which it is issued ...
  • § 1107.  Delivery of certificate of title.
    The certificate of title shall be mailed to the first lienholder or encumbrancer named in the certificate or, if there is no lienholder or encumbrancer, ...
  • § 1108.  Registration without certificate of title.
    If the department is not satisfied as to the ownership of the vehicle or that there are no undisclosed security interests in the vehicle, the ...
  • § 1109.  Refusing issuance of certificate.
    The department may refuse issuance of a certificate of title or certificate of salvage when it has reasonable grounds to believe: (1) That any required ...
  • § 1110.  Duplicate certificate of title to replace original.
    (a) Application for duplicate.--In the event of a lost, destroyed, defaced, stolen or illegible certificate of title, application for a duplicate may be made by ...
  • § 1111.  Transfer of ownership of vehicle.
    (a) Duty of transferor.--In the event of the sale or transfer of the ownership of a vehicle within this Commonwealth, the owner shall execute an ...
  • § 1112.  Disclosure of odometer reading and tampering with odometer (Repealed).
    § 1112. Disclosure of odometer reading and tampering with odometer (Repealed). 1983 Repeal Note. Section 1112 was repealed June 14, 1983, P.L.16, No.8, effective in ...
  • § 1113.  Transfer to or from manufacturer or dealer.
    (a) Transfer to manufacturer or dealer.--When the purchaser or transferee of a vehicle is a manufacturer or registered dealer who holds the vehicle for resale, ...
  • § 1114.  Transfer of vehicle by operation of law.
    (a) General rule.--If the interest of an owner in a vehicle passes to another other than by voluntary transfer, the transferee shall, except as otherwise ...
  • § 1115.  Correction of certificate of title.
    (a) General rule.--When any certificate of title has been issued in error to a person not entitled to the certificate or contains incorrect information or ...
  • § 1116.  Issuance of new certificate following transfer.
    (a) Voluntary transfer.--The department, upon receipt of a properly assigned certificate of title with an application for a new certificate of title, the required fee ...
  • § 1117.  Vehicle destroyed, dismantled, salvaged or recycled (Repealed).
    § 1117. Vehicle destroyed, dismantled, salvaged or recycled (Repealed). 2002 Repeal Note. Section 1117 was repealed December 9, 2002, P.L.1278, No.152, effective in 60 days. ...
  • § 1118.  Suspension and cancellation of certificate of title.
    (a) Return of new vehicle.--The department may cancel the certificate of title issued for a new vehicle when it is shown by satisfactory evidence that ...
  • § 1119.  Application for certificate of title by agent.
    (a) Authorization to make application.-- (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), no person shall make application for a certificate of title when acting for ...

  • Subchapter B. Security Interests
  • § 1131.  Applicability of subchapter.
    This subchapter does not apply to or affect: (1) A lien given by statute or rule of law to a supplier of services or materials ...
  • § 1132.  Perfection of security interest (Deleted by amendment).
    § 1132. Perfection of security interest (Deleted by amendment). 2001 Amendment. Section 1132 was deleted by amendment June 8, 2001, P.L.123, No.18, effective July 1, ...
  • § 1132.1. Perfection of a security interest in a vehicle.
  • § 1133.  Creation of security interest for titled vehicle (Deleted by amendment).
    § 1133. Creation of security interest for titled vehicle (Deleted by amendment). 2001 Amendment. Section 1133 was deleted by amendment June 8, 2001, P.L.123, No.18, ...
  • § 1134.  Assignment by lienholder of security interest.
    (a) General rule.--A lienholder may assign, absolutely or otherwise, his security interest in the vehicle to a person other than the owner without affecting the ...
  • § 1135.  Satisfaction of security interest.
    (a) Absence of subsequent liens.--Where there are no subsequent liens upon a vehicle, the following rules apply upon the satisfaction of a security interest in ...
  • § 1136.  Duty of lienholder to disclose pertinent information.
    A lienholder named in a certificate of title shall, upon written request of the owner or of another lienholder named on the certificate, disclose any ...
  • § 1137.  Subchapter exclusive for perfecting security interest.
    The method provided in this subchapter for perfecting and giving notice of security interests is exclusive, except as otherwise provided in 13 Pa.C.S. §§ 9315 ...
  • § 1138.  Duration of perfection.
    (a) General rule.--Perfection of a security interest is effective for a period of 30 years in the case of a mobile home or emergency vehicle, ...
  • § 1139.  Terminal rental adjustment clauses.
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a lease agreement which pertains to the commercial use of a motor vehicle or trailer and which includes a ...
  • § 1140.  Cancellation of certificate of title or ownership for mobile home.
    § 1140. Cancellation of certificate of title or ownership for mobile home. (a) General rule.--The department may cancel a certificate of title for a mobile ...

  • Subchapter C. Electronic Titling Program
  • § 1151.  Electronic media system for vehicle titles (Expired).
    SUBCHAPTER C ELECTRONIC TITLING PROGRAM Sec. 1151. Electronic media system for vehicle titles (Expired). 1151.1. Program. 1152. Development of pilot program (Expired). 1153. Administration of ...
  • § 1151.1. Program.
  • § 1152.  Development of pilot program (Expired).
    § 1152. Development of pilot program (Expired). 2007 Expiration. Section 1152 expired January 1, 2007. See Act 113 of 2006. ...
  • § 1153.  Administration of system.
    To carry out its responsibilities under this subchapter, the department is authorized to contract with private industries for the purpose of administrating a system which ...
  • § 1154.  Expansion of pilot program (Expired).
    § 1154. Expansion of pilot program (Expired). 2007 Expiration. Section 1154 expired January 1, 2007. See Act 113 of 2006. ...
  • § 1155.  Certification.
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a written or printed report of an electronic transaction or recording permitted under this subchapter, if certified as true ...

  • Subchapter D. Salvage Vehicles, Theft Vehicles, Reconstructed
    Vehicles and Flood Vehicles
  • § 1161.  Certificate of salvage required.
    (a) General rule.--Except as provided in sections 1162 (relating to transfer to vehicle salvage dealer) and 1163 (relating to transfer to scrap metal processor), a ...
  • § 1162.  Transfer to vehicle salvage dealer.
    (a) General rule.--Any owner who transfers a vehicle or a salvage vehicle to a vehicle salvage dealer, as defined in section 1337(c)(2) (relating to use ...
  • § 1163.  Transfer to scrap metal processor.
    (a) Flattened vehicles.--When a vehicle has been flattened, crushed or processed to the extent that it is no longer identifiable as a vehicle, its certificate ...
  • § 1164.  Theft vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--Upon payment to the insured of the replacement value for a theft vehicle, the owner or insurer shall apply for a certificate of ...
  • § 1165.  Reconstructed vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--If a vehicle, other than an antique or classic vehicle, for which a certificate of salvage has been issued is thereafter restored to ...
  • § 1165.1. Inspection of reconstructed, modified and specially
    constructed vehicles.

    § 1165.2. Specialized Vehicle Compliance Inspection Advisory
    Panel.

  • § 1166.  Flood vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--Upon payment to the insured of the replacement value for a flood vehicle, the owner or insurer shall apply for a certificate of ...
  • § 1167.  Penalty.
    A person who violates the provisions of this subchapter commits a summary offense and shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $500 ...

  • Chapter 13. Registration of Vehicles
    Subchapter A. General Provisions
  • § 1301.  Registration and certificate of title required.
    (a) Driving unregistered vehicle prohibited.--No person shall drive or move and no owner or motor carrier shall knowingly permit to be driven or moved upon ...
  • § 1302.  Vehicles exempt from registration.
    The following types of vehicles are exempt from registration: (1) Any vehicle used in conformance with the provisions of this chapter relating to dealers, persons ...
  • § 1303.  Vehicles of nonresidents exempt from registration.
    (a) General rule.--A nonresident owner of any foreign vehicle may operate or permit the operation of the vehicle within this Commonwealth without registering the vehicle ...
  • § 1304.  Registration criteria.
    (a) General rule.--Except as otherwise provided in this section, vehicles shall be registered for a flat fee. (b) Classification of vehicles.--The department may identify vehicles ...
  • § 1305.  Application for registration.
    (a) General rule.--Application for the registration of a vehicle shall be made to the department upon the appropriate form or forms furnished by the department. ...
  • § 1306.  Grounds for refusing registration.
    The department shall refuse registration, renewal or transfer of registration when any of the following circumstances exists: (1) The applicant is not entitled to registration ...
  • § 1307.  Period of registration.
    (a) Staggered renewal system to be established.--The department shall establish a system of staggered registration renewal in a manner that an approximately equal number of ...
  • § 1307.1. Permanent fleet registration.
  • § 1308.  Issuance of registration card.
    (a) General rule.--The department, upon registering a vehicle, shall issue to the registrant a registration card which shall contain the registration number assigned to the ...
  • § 1309.  Renewal of registration.
    At least 60 days prior to the expiration of each registration, the department shall send to the registrant an application for renewal of registration. Upon ...
  • § 1310.  Temporary registration cards.
    (a) General rule.--The department shall provide temporary registration cards for use pending issuance or transfer of permanent registration cards. Temporary registration cards and plates may ...
  • § 1310.1. Temporary registration permits.
  • § 1311.  Registration card to be signed and exhibited on demand.
    (a) Signing card.--Upon receiving the registration card or any duplicate, the registrant shall sign his name in the space provided. (b) Carrying and exhibiting card.--Every ...
  • § 1312.  Notice of change of name or address.
    Any person whose address is changed from the address named in the application for registration or on the registration card or whose name is changed ...
  • § 1313.  Duplicate registration cards.
    (a) Additional cards upon request.--The department shall, if so requested, issue to the registrant of any vehicle whose registration is not under suspension a duplicate ...
  • § 1314.  Transfer of registration.
    (a) General rule.--Registration and registration plates may be transferred to another vehicle owned or leased by the registrant, or to a vehicle owned or leased ...
  • § 1315.  Operation of vehicle following death of owner.
    When the owner of a vehicle is deceased, the vehicle may be operated by or for any heir or personal representative of the decedent for ...
  • § 1316.  Department records.
    The department shall maintain suitable records in a manner permitting identification of vehicles and owners, including: (1) All registrations and transfers of registrations issued. (2) ...
  • § 1317.  Acknowledgment of littering provisions.
    On every vehicle registration card, the following statement shall be printed immediately above or below the signature of the applicant: I hereby acknowledge this day ...
  • § 1318.  Duties of agents.
    (a) Verification of financial responsibility.--An agent of the Department of Transportation who is authorized to issue on behalf of the department a vehicle registration renewal ...
  • § 1319.  Duties of motor carrier vehicle owners.
    (a) Currently valid certificate of inspection.--A motor carrier vehicle is required to have a currently valid certificate of inspection at the time that the department ...

  • Subchapter B. Registration Plates
  • § 1331.  Issuance and reissuance of registration plates.
    (a) Department to provide plates.--Registration plates shall be provided by the department. (b) Information on plate.--Every registration plate shall have displayed upon it the identifying ...
  • § 1332.  Display of registration plate.
    (a) General rule.--Every registration plate shall, at all times, be securely fastened to the vehicle to which it is assigned or on which its use ...
  • § 1333.  Lost, stolen, damaged or illegible registration plate.
    (a) Application for new plate.--The registrant of the vehicle shall within 48 hours of discovering the loss, theft or defacement apply to the department for ...
  • § 1334.  Return of registration plate.
    (a) General rule.--Registration plates shall be returned to the department under the following circumstances: (1) A registration plate shall be returned if the registrant no ...
  • § 1334.1. Seizure of registration plate.
  • § 1335.  Registration plates for manufacturers and dealers.
    (a) General rule.--Upon posting of a bond in the amount of $20,000 and approval of an application in accordance with departmental regulations, the department shall ...
  • § 1336.  Use of dealer registration plates.
    (a) General rule.--Dealer registration plates may be displayed on any vehicle which is owned or in the possession of a dealer or manufacturer and such ...
  • § 1336.1. Use of multipurpose dealer registration plates.
    § 1336.2. Farm equipment dealer registration plates.
  • § 1337.  Use of "Miscellaneous Motor Vehicle Business" registration plates.
    § 1337. Use of "Miscellaneous Motor Vehicle Business" registration plates. (a) General rule.--The department shall issue to owners of miscellaneous motor vehicle businesses with established ...
  • § 1337.1. Fleet owner transporter registration plate.
  • § 1338.  Person with disability plate and placard.
    (a) Person with disability plate.--On the application of any person who: (1) is blind; (2) does not have full use of an arm or both ...
  • § 1339.  Legislative plate.
    Upon application by a member or retired member of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth or the Congress of the United States, the department may ...
  • § 1340.  Antique, classic and collectible plates.
    (a) General rule.--Upon submission by a vehicle owner of information satisfactory to the department that a motorcycle or motor vehicle is an antique motorcycle or ...
  • § 1340.1. Street rod plate.
  • § 1341.  Special registration plates generally.
    Upon request by the applicant, the department may issue registration plates consisting of any combination of numbers, letters or numbers and letters. These special plates ...
  • § 1342.  Veteran plates and placard.
    (a) Severely disabled veteran plate.--On the application of a veteran whose service-connected disability is certified at 100% by the service unit of the armed forces ...
  • § 1343.  Use of school bus or school vehicle plates.
    (a) General rule.--A motor vehicle bearing school bus or school vehicle registration plates shall be used exclusively for the transportation of children and their chaperons ...
  • § 1344.  Use of farm vehicle plates.
    (a) General rule.--A truck or truck tractor bearing farm vehicle registration plates shall be used exclusively upon a farm or farms owned or operated by ...
  • § 1344.1. Use of farm equipment dealer registration plates.
  • § 1345.  Special plates for recipients of the Medal of Honor.
    Upon application of any person who is a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the department shall issue to such person a special registration plate ...
  • § 1346.  Special plates for recipients of Purple Heart.
    Upon application of any person who is a recipient of the Purple Heart, the department shall issue to such person a special registration plate designating ...
  • § 1347.  Hearing impaired plates.
    On the application of any person with a hearing impairment, verified by a licensed physician and accompanied by the appropriate fee, the department shall issue ...
  • § 1348.  Special plates for Pearl Harbor survivors.
    Upon application of any person who is a survivor of Pearl Harbor, accompanied by a fee of $20 which shall be in addition to the ...
  • § 1349.  Circus or carnival plates.
    Upon submission by a truck or truck tractor owner of information to the department that a truck or truck tractor is used exclusively for the ...
  • § 1350.  Special plates for veterans of Korean War.
    Upon application of any person who is a veteran of the Korean War, accompanied by a fee of $20, which shall be in addition to ...
  • § 1350.1. Special plates for recipients of Korean Defense
    Service Medal.

  • § 1351.  Special plates for veterans of Persian Gulf War.
    Upon application of any person who is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War, accompanied by a fee of $20, which shall be in addition ...
  • § 1352.  Wild resource conservation plate.
    The department, in consultation with the Wild Resource Conservation Board, shall design a special wild resource conservation registration plate. Upon application of any person, accompanied ...
  • § 1353.  Preserve our heritage registration plate.
    The department, in consultation with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, shall design a special preserve our heritage registration plate. Upon receipt of an application, ...
  • § 1354.  Flagship Niagara commemorative registration plate.
    (a) Plate.--The department, in consultation with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, shall design a Flagship Niagara commemorative registration plate. Upon application of any person, ...
  • § 1355.  Zoological plate.
    The department, in consultation with the Pennsylvania Zoological Council, shall design a special zoological registration plate. Upon application of any person, accompanied by a fee ...
  • § 1356.  Special plates for recipients of Expeditionary Forces Medal.
    § 1356. Special plates for recipients of Expeditionary Forces Medal. Upon application of any person who is a recipient of the Expeditionary Forces Medal, accompanied ...
  • § 1357.  Special plates for World War II veterans.
    Upon application of any person who is a veteran of World War II, accompanied by a fee of $20 which shall be in addition to ...
  • § 1358.  DARE plate.
    The department, in consultation with the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, shall design a special drug abuse resistance education (DARE) registration plate which utilizes ...
  • § 1359.  Special plates for steelworkers.
    (a) General rule.--Upon application of any person who is a steelworker, accompanied by a fee of $20 which shall be in addition to the annual ...
  • § 1360.  Special plates for veterans of Vietnam Conflict.
    Upon application of any person who is a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict as that term is defined for the awarding of the Vietnam Service ...
  • § 1361.  Special motorcycle plates for veterans.
    Upon application of any person who is an honorably discharged veteran of the armed forces of the United States, or a reserve component of the ...
  • § 1362.  Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans plate.
    Upon application of any person who is a veteran of the liberation or occupation of Iraq, accompanied by a fee of $20 which shall be ...
  • § 1363.  Operation Enduring Freedom veterans plate.
    Upon application of any person who is a veteran of the liberation or occupation of Afghanistan, accompanied by a fee of $20 which shall be ...
  • § 1364.  Special plates for veterans.
    Upon application of any person who is an honorably discharged veteran of the armed forces of the United States or a reserve component of the ...
  • § 1365.  Gold Star Family plate.
    (a) General rule.--Upon application of a family member of a person who was killed while serving on active duty in the military, accompanied by a ...

  • Subchapter C. Violations and Suspensions
  • § 1371.  Operation following suspension of registration.
    (a) General rule.--No person shall operate and no owner shall permit to be operated upon any highway a vehicle the registration of which has been ...
  • § 1372.  Unauthorized transfer or use of registration.
    No person shall: (1) allow a registration card or plate or permit to be used by any person not authorized to use it or on ...
  • § 1373.  Suspension of registration.
    (a) Suspension after opportunity for hearing.--The department may suspend any registration after providing opportunity for a hearing in any of the following cases when the ...
  • § 1374.  Suspension or revocation of vehicle business registration plates.
    § 1374. Suspension or revocation of vehicle business registration plates. (a) Suspension or revocation after opportunity for hearing.--The department may impose a monetary penalty for ...
  • § 1375.  Suspension of registration of unapproved carriers.
    (a) General rule.--The department shall suspend the registration of any vehicle upon the presentation to the department of a certificate of the Pennsylvania Public Utility ...
  • § 1376.  Surrender of registration plates and cards upon suspension or revocation.
    § 1376. Surrender of registration plates and cards upon suspension or revocation. (a) General rule.--The department, upon suspending or revoking any registration, shall require the ...
  • § 1377.  Judicial review.
    (a) General rule.--Any person who has been sanctioned by the department under this chapter or whose registration or authority to issue registration cards or plates ...
  • § 1378.  Suspension of motor carrier vehicle registration.
    (a) Suspension.--The department shall suspend the registration of a motor carrier vehicle for three months if it determines that at the time the registration was ...
  • § 1379.  Suspension of registration upon sixth unpaid parking violation in cities of the first class.
    § 1379. Suspension of registration upon sixth unpaid parking violation in cities of the first class. (a) Suspension of registration.--The department shall suspend the registration ...

  • Chapter 15. Licensing of Drivers
    Subchapter A. General Provisions
  • § 1501.  Drivers required to be licensed.
    (a) General rule.--No person, except those expressly exempted, shall drive any motor vehicle upon a highway or public property in this Commonwealth unless the person ...
  • § 1502.  Persons exempt from licensing.
    The following persons are not required to obtain a driver's license under this chapter: (1) Any employee of the Federal Government while operating a motor ...
  • § 1503.  Persons ineligible for licensing; license issuance to minors; junior driver's license.
    § 1503. Persons ineligible for licensing; license issuance to minors; junior driver's license. (a) Persons ineligible for licensing.--The department shall not issue a driver's license ...
  • § 1504.  Classes of licenses.
    (a) Proper class of license required.--No person shall drive any motor vehicle upon a highway in this Commonwealth unless the person has a valid driver's ...
  • § 1505.  Learners' permits.
    (a) General rule.--A person who desires to obtain a driver's license or who desires to be licensed in a class for which the person is ...
  • § 1506.  Application for driver's license or learner's permit.
    (a) Form and content.--Every application for a learner's permit or driver's license shall be made upon a form furnished by the department and shall contain ...
  • § 1507.  Application for driver's license or learner's permit by minor.
    § 1507. Application for driver's license or learner's permit by minor. (a) Signature of parent or guardian.--The application of any person under the age of ...
  • § 1508.  Examination of applicant for driver's license.
    (a) General rule.--Every applicant for a driver's license shall be examined for the type or class of vehicles that the applicant desires to drive. The ...
  • § 1508.1. Physical examinations.
  • § 1509.  Qualifications for school bus driver endorsement.
    (a) School bus driver requirements.--No person shall be issued an endorsement to operate a school bus unless the person: (1) has successfully completed a course ...
  • § 1510.  Issuance and content of driver's license.
    (a) General rule.--The department shall, upon payment of the required fee, issue to every qualified applicant a driver's license indicating the type or general class ...
  • § 1511.  Carrying and exhibiting driver's license on demand.
    (a) General rule.--Every licensee shall possess a driver's license issued to the licensee at all times when driving a motor vehicle and shall exhibit the ...
  • § 1512.  Restrictions on drivers' licenses.
    (a) General rule.--The department upon issuing a driver's license shall have authority whenever good cause appears to impose restrictions suitable to the licensee's driving ability ...
  • § 1513.  Duplicate and substitute drivers' licenses and learners' permits.
    § 1513. Duplicate and substitute drivers' licenses and learners' permits. (a) General rule.--If a learner's permit or driver's license issued under the provisions of this ...
  • § 1514.  Expiration and renewal of drivers' licenses.
    (a) General rule.--Every driver's license shall expire on the day after the licensee's birthdate at intervals of not more than four years as may be ...
  • § 1515.  Notice of change of name or address.
    (a) Driver's license.--Whenever any person after applying for or receiving a driver's license moves from the address named in the application or in the driver's ...
  • § 1516.  Department records.
    (a) Applications, suspensions and revocations.--The department shall file every application for a license received by it and shall maintain suitable records containing: (1) All applications ...
  • § 1517.  Medical Advisory Board.
    (a) Membership.--There shall be a Medical Advisory Board consisting of 13 members appointed by the secretary. The board shall be composed of an authorized representative ...
  • § 1518.  Reports on mental or physical disabilities or disorders.
    (a) Definition of disorders and disabilities.--The Medical Advisory Board shall define disorders characterized by lapses of consciousness or other mental or physical disabilities affecting the ...
  • § 1519.  Determination of incompetency.
    (a) General rule.--The department, having cause to believe that a licensed driver or applicant may not be physically or mentally qualified to be licensed, may ...
  • § 1520.  Acknowledgment of littering provisions.
    On every application for a learner's permit or driver's license, the following statement shall be printed immediately above or below the signature of the applicant: ...

  • Subchapter B. Comprehensive System for Driver Education
    and Control
  • § 1531.  Administration of system by department.
    The department shall administer an integrated system limited to the authority granted to the department in this title for revocation and suspension of operating privileges ...
  • § 1532.  Suspension of operating privilege.
    (a) One-year suspension.--The department shall suspend the operating privilege of any driver for one year upon receiving a certified record of the driver's conviction of ...
  • § 1533.  Suspension of operating privilege for failure to respond to citation.
    § 1533. Suspension of operating privilege for failure to respond to citation. (a) Violations within Commonwealth.--The department shall suspend the operating privilege of any person ...
  • § 1534.  Notice of acceptance of Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition.
    § 1534. Notice of acceptance of Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition. (a) General rule.--Except as provided in subsection (b), if a person is arrested for any offense ...
  • § 1535.  Schedule of convictions and points.
    (a) General rule.--A point system for driver education and control is hereby established which is related to other provisions for use, suspension and revocation of ...
  • § 1536.  Notice of assignment of points.
    Whenever points are assigned to a driver's record, the department shall send to that person at his last known address a letter of notice pointing ...
  • § 1537.  Removal of points.
    (a) General rule.--Points recorded against any person shall be removed at the rate of three points for each 12 consecutive months in which such person ...
  • § 1538.  School, examination or hearing on accumulation of points or excessive speeding.
    § 1538. School, examination or hearing on accumulation of points or excessive speeding. (a) Initial accumulation of six points.--When any person's record for the first ...
  • § 1539.  Suspension of operating privilege on accumulation of points.
    § 1539. Suspension of operating privilege on accumulation of points. (a) General rule.--When any person's record shows an accumulation of 11 points or more, the ...
  • § 1540.  Surrender of license.
    (a) Conviction of offense.--Upon a conviction by a court of competent jurisdiction for any offense which calls for mandatory suspension in accordance with section 1532 ...
  • § 1541.  Period of disqualification, revocation or suspension of operating privilege.
    § 1541. Period of disqualification, revocation or suspension of operating privilege. (a) Commencement of period.--The period of disqualification, revocation or suspension of the operating privilege ...
  • § 1542.  Revocation of habitual offender's license.
    (a) General rule.--The department shall revoke the operating privilege of any person found to be a habitual offender pursuant to the provisions of this section. ...
  • § 1543.  Driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked.
    § 1543. Driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked. (a) Offense defined.--Except as provided in subsection (b), any person who drives a motor vehicle ...
  • § 1544.  Additional period of revocation or suspension.
    (a) Additional point accumulation.--When any person's record shows an accumulation of additional points during a period of suspension or revocation, the department shall extend the ...
  • § 1545.  Restoration of operating privilege.
    Upon the restoration of any person's operating privilege which has been suspended or revoked pursuant to this subchapter or pursuant to Chapter 38 (relating to ...
  • § 1546.  Suspension or revocation of nonresident's operating privilege.
    § 1546. Suspension or revocation of nonresident's operating privilege. (a) General rule.--The privilege of driving a motor vehicle on the highways of this Commonwealth given ...
  • § 1547.  Chemical testing to determine amount of alcohol or controlled substance.
    § 1547. Chemical testing to determine amount of alcohol or controlled substance. (a) General rule.--Any person who drives, operates or is in actual physical control ...
  • § 1548.  Requirements for driving under influence offenders.
    (a) Evaluation using Court Reporting Network.--(Deleted by amendment). (b) Attendance at alcohol highway safety school.--(Deleted by amendment). (c) Results of evaluation.-- (1) This subsection shall ...
  • § 1549.  Establishment of schools.
    (a) Driver improvement schools.--The department is authorized to establish and maintain driver improvement schools throughout this Commonwealth. The department may approve and conduct an annual ...
  • § 1550.  Judicial review.
    (a) General rule.--Any person who has been denied a driver's license, whose driver's license has been canceled or whose operating privilege has been recalled, suspended, ...
  • § 1551.  Notice of department action.
    The department shall promptly mail a notice to each person whose license is suspended as a result of the accumulation of points under section 1539 ...
  • § 1552.  Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition.
    The court of common pleas in each judicial district and the Municipal Court of Philadelphia shall establish and implement a program for Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition ...
  • § 1553.  Occupational limited license.
    (a) Issuance.-- (1) The department shall issue an occupational limited license under the provisions of this section to a driver whose operating privileges have been ...
  • § 1554.  Probationary license.
    (a) Issuance.--Unless otherwise prohibited under any other provision in this section, the department may issue a probationary license under this section to: (1) a person ...
  • § 1555.  Delay of suspension, revocation or disqualification.
    (a) General rule.--Upon receiving certification that a person has filed a timely appeal from a criminal conviction that has caused the department to issue a ...

  • Subchapter C. Violations
  • § 1571.  Violations concerning licenses.
    (a) Offenses defined.--It is unlawful for any person: (1) To exhibit or cause or permit to be exhibited or have in possession any recalled, canceled, ...
  • § 1572.  Cancellation of driver's license.
    (a) General rule.-- (1) The department may cancel any driver's license upon determining that one of the following applies: (i) The licensee was not entitled ...
  • § 1573.  Displaying a foreign license during suspension or revocation.
    § 1573. Displaying a foreign license during suspension or revocation. (a) Offense defined.--It is unlawful for any resident or nonresident whose operating privilege to drive ...
  • § 1574.  Permitting unauthorized person to drive.
    (a) General rule.--No person shall authorize or permit a motor vehicle owned by him or under his control to be driven upon any highway by ...
  • § 1575.  Permitting violation of title.
    (a) General rule.--No person shall authorize or knowingly permit a motor vehicle owned by him or under his control to be driven in violation of ...
  • § 1576.  Local authorities liable for negligence of their employees (Repealed).
    § 1576. Local authorities liable for negligence of their employees (Repealed). 1978 Repeal Note. Section 1576 was repealed November 26, 1978, P.L.1399, No.330, effective in ...

  • Subchapter D. Driver's License Compact
  • § 1581.  Driver's License Compact.
    The Driver's License Compact is hereby enacted into law and entered into with all other jurisdictions legally joining therein in the form substantially as follows: ...
  • § 1582.  Definitions.
    As used in this subchapter and in the compact with reference to this Commonwealth: (1) "Licensing authority" means the Department of Transportation of the Commonwealth. ...
  • § 1583.  Compensation of compact administrator.
    The compact administrator provided for in Article VII of the compact shall not be entitled to any additional compensation on account of his service as ...
  • § 1584.  Furnishing of information to other states.
    The Department of Transportation of the Commonwealth shall furnish to the appropriate authorities of any other party state any information or documents reasonably necessary to ...
  • § 1585.  Actions of courts and other agencies.
    Any court or other agency of this Commonwealth, or a subdivision thereof, which has jurisdiction to take any action suspending, revoking or otherwise limiting a ...
  • § 1586.  Duties of department.
    The department shall, for purposes of imposing a suspension or revocation under Article IV of the compact, treat reports of convictions received from party states ...

  • Chapter 16. Commercial Drivers
  • § 1601.  Short title of chapter.
    This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Uniform Commercial Driver's License Act. ...
  • § 1602.  Purpose and construction of chapter.
    (a) Purpose.--The purpose of this chapter is to implement the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 (Public Law 99- 570, 49 U.S.C. app. § ...
  • § 1603.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates ...
  • § 1604.  Notification requirements for drivers.
    (a) Notification of convictions.--A driver of a commercial motor vehicle holding a driver's license issued by this Commonwealth who is convicted of violating a Federal ...
  • § 1605.  Employer responsibilities.
    (a) Requirements.--Each employer shall require the applicant to provide the information specified in section 1604(c) (relating to notification requirements for drivers). Each employer shall inform ...
  • § 1606.  Requirement for commercial driver's license.
    (a) When required.--No person, except those specifically exempted in subsection (b), shall drive a commercial motor vehicle unless the person has been issued and is ...
  • § 1607.  Commercial driver's license qualification standards.
    (a) Testing.-- (1) The Commonwealth shall offer one knowledge test to all commercial driver's license holders until April 1, 1992, for each class and for ...
  • § 1608.  Nonresident CDL.
    (a) Issuance of nonresident CDL.--The department may issue a nonresident CDL to a resident of a foreign jurisdiction if the United States Secretary of Transportation ...
  • § 1609.  Application for commercial driver's license.
    (a) Contents of application.--The application for a commercial driver's license or commercial driver learner's permit shall include the following: (1) The full name and current ...
  • § 1610.  Commercial driver's license.
    (a) Content of license.--The commercial driver's license shall indicate "commercial driver's license" or "CDL" and shall include, but not be limited to, the following information: ...
  • § 1611.  Disqualification.
    (a) Disqualification for first violation of certain offenses.--Upon receipt of a report of conviction, the department shall, in addition to any other penalties imposed under ...
  • § 1612.  Commercial and school vehicle drivers prohibited from operating with any alcohol in system.
    § 1612. Commercial and school vehicle drivers prohibited from operating with any alcohol in system. (a) Offense defined.--Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, a ...
  • § 1613.  Implied consent requirements for commercial motor vehicle drivers.
    § 1613. Implied consent requirements for commercial motor vehicle drivers. (a) Implied consent.--A person who drives a commercial motor vehicle in this Commonwealth is deemed ...
  • § 1614.  Notification of traffic convictions.
    After receiving a report of the conviction of any holder of a commercial driver's license issued by another state, or any person who is a ...
  • § 1615.  Authority to enter agreements.
    The department may enter into or make agreements, arrangements or declarations to carry out the provisions of this chapter. ...
  • § 1616.  Reciprocity.
    Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, a person may drive a commercial motor vehicle if the person has a commercial driver's license issued by any ...
  • § 1617.  Fees.
    Fees relating to commercial drivers' licenses to be collected by the department under this chapter shall be in addition to any other fees imposed under ...
  • § 1618.  Fines exempt from Judicial Computer Account.
    All fines and penalties imposed by this chapter shall be deposited into the Motor License Fund and shall not be subject to the provisions of ...
  • § 1619.  Prohibition against discharging, disciplining or discriminating against employees.
    § 1619. Prohibition against discharging, disciplining or discriminating against employees. (a) General rule.--No person shall discharge, discipline or in any manner discriminate against any employee ...
  • § 1620.  Commercial driver records.
    The department shall establish a program for unlimited annual electronic driver record checks for employers of commercial drivers. The program shall include the registration of ...

  • Chapter 17. Financial Responsibility
    Subchapter A. General Provisions
  • § 1701.  Short title of chapter.
    This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law. ...
  • § 1702.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates ...
  • § 1703.  Application of chapter.
    This chapter does not apply with respect to any motor vehicle owned by the United States. ...
  • § 1704.  Administration of chapter.
    (a) General rule.--Except as provided in subsection (b), the Department of Transportation shall administer and enforce this chapter and may make rules and regulations necessary ...
  • § 1705.  Election of tort options.
    (a) Financial responsibility requirements.-- (1) Each insurer, not less than 45 days prior to the first renewal of a private passenger motor vehicle liability insurance ...

  • Subchapter B. Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance First Party
    Benefits
  • § 1711.  Required benefits.
    (a) Medical benefit.--An insurer issuing or delivering liability insurance policies covering any motor vehicle of the type required to be registered under this title, except ...
  • § 1712.  Availability of benefits.
    An insurer issuing or delivering liability insurance policies covering any motor vehicle of the type required to be registered under this title, except recreational vehicles ...
  • § 1713.  Source of benefits.
    (a) General rule.--Except as provided in section 1714 (relating to ineligible claimants), a person who suffers injury arising out of the maintenance or use of ...
  • § 1714.  Ineligible claimants.
    An owner of a currently registered motor vehicle who does not have financial responsibility or an operator or occupant of a recreational vehicle not intended ...
  • § 1715.  Availability of adequate limits.
    (a) General rule.--An insurer shall make available for purchase first party benefits as follows: (1) For medical benefits, up to at least $100,000. (1.1) For ...
  • § 1716.  Payment of benefits.
    Benefits are overdue if not paid within 30 days after the insurer receives reasonable proof of the amount of the benefits. If reasonable proof is ...
  • § 1717.  Stacking of benefits.
    First party benefits shall not be increased by stacking the limits of coverage of: (1) multiple motor vehicles covered under the same policy of insurance; ...
  • § 1718.  Exclusion from benefits.
    (a) General rule.--An insurer shall exclude from benefits any insured, or his personal representative, under a policy enumerated in section 1711 (relating to required benefits) ...
  • § 1719.  Coordination of benefits.
    (a) General rule.--Except for workers' compensation, a policy of insurance issued or delivered pursuant to this subchapter shall be primary. Any program, group contract or ...
  • § 1720.  Subrogation.
    In actions arising out of the maintenance or use of a motor vehicle, there shall be no right of subrogation or reimbursement from a claimant's ...
  • § 1721.  Statute of limitations.
    (a) General rule.--If benefits have not been paid, an action for first party benefits shall be commenced within four years from the date of the ...
  • § 1722.  Preclusion of recovering required benefits.
    In any action for damages against a tortfeasor, or in any uninsured or underinsured motorist proceeding, arising out of the maintenance or use of a ...
  • § 1723.  Reporting requirements.
    Beginning December 31, 1986, and each year thereafter, each insurance company writing automobile insurance in this Commonwealth shall file with the Insurance Department the number ...
  • § 1724.  Certain nonexcludable conditions.
    (a) General rule.--Insurance benefits may not be denied solely because the driver of the insured motor vehicle is determined to be under the influence of ...
  • § 1725.  Rental vehicles.
    Every motor vehicle insurance policy shall contain a notice as to whether the policy covers collision damage to rental vehicles, and any limitations on such ...

  • Subchapter C. Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage
  • § 1731.  Availability, scope and amount of coverage.
    (a) Mandatory offering.--No motor vehicle liability insurance policy shall be delivered or issued for delivery in this Commonwealth, with respect to any motor vehicle registered ...
  • § 1732.  Limits of coverage (Repealed).
    § 1732. Limits of coverage (Repealed). 1990 Repeal Note. Section 1732 was repealed February 7, 1990, P.L.11, No.6, effective July 1, 1990. ...
  • § 1733.  Priority of recovery.
    (a) General rule.--Where multiple policies apply, payment shall be made in the following order of priority: (1) A policy covering a motor vehicle occupied by ...
  • § 1734.  Request for lower limits of coverage.
    A named insured may request in writing the issuance of coverages under section 1731 (relating to availability, scope and amount of coverage) in amounts equal ...
  • § 1735.  Coverages unaffected by workers' compensation benefits (Repealed).
    § 1735. Coverages unaffected by workers' compensation benefits (Repealed). 1993 Repeal Note. Section 1735 was repealed July 2, 1993, P.L.190, No.44, effective immediately. ...
  • § 1736.  Coverages in excess of required amounts.
    The coverages provided under this subchapter may be offered by insurers in amounts higher than those required by this chapter but may not be greater ...
  • § 1737.  Workers' compensation benefits not a bar to uninsured and underinsured motorist benefits (Repealed).
    § 1737. Workers' compensation benefits not a bar to uninsured and underinsured motorist benefits (Repealed). 1993 Repeal Note. Section 1737 was repealed July 2, 1993, ...
  • § 1738.  Stacking of uninsured and underinsured benefits and option to waive.
    § 1738. Stacking of uninsured and underinsured benefits and option to waive. (a) Limit for each vehicle.--When more than one vehicle is insured under one ...

  • Subchapter D. Assigned Risk Plan
  • § 1741.  Establishment.
    The Insurance Department shall, after consultation with the insurers licensed to write motor vehicle liability insurance in this Commonwealth, adopt a reasonable Assigned Risk Plan ...
  • § 1742.  Scope of plan.
    The Assigned Risk Plan shall: (1) Include rules for the classification of risks and rates therefor. (2) Provide for the installment payment of premiums subject ...
  • § 1743.  Rates.
    All rates for the Assigned Risk Plan shall be subject to the act of June 11, 1947 (P.L.538, No.246), known as The Casualty and Surety ...
  • § 1744.  Termination of policies.
    Cancellation, refusal to renew and other termination of policies issued under the Assigned Risk Plan shall be in accordance with the rules of the plan. ...

  • Subchapter E. Assigned Claims Plan
  • § 1751.  Organization.
    Insurers providing financial responsibility as required by law shall organize and maintain, subject to the approval and regulation of the Insurance Department, an Assigned Claims ...
  • § 1752.  Eligible claimants.
    (a) General rule.--A person is eligible to recover benefits from the Assigned Claims Plan if the person meets the following requirements: (1) Is a resident ...
  • § 1753.  Benefits available.
    An eligible claimant may recover medical benefits, as described in section 1712(1) (relating to availability of benefits), up to a maximum of $5,000. No income ...
  • § 1754.  Additional coverage.
    An eligible claimant who has no other source of applicable uninsured motorist coverage and is otherwise entitled to recover in an action in tort against ...
  • § 1755.  Coordination of benefits.
    (a) Workers' compensation.--All benefits (less reasonably incurred collection costs) that an eligible claimant receives or is entitled to receive from workers' compensation and from any ...
  • § 1756.  Subrogation.
    The Assigned Claims Plan or its assignee is entitled to recover, in accordance with the tort liability law of this Commonwealth, reimbursement for benefits or ...
  • § 1757.  Statute of limitations.
    (a) General rule.--An action by an eligible claimant to recover benefits or coverages from the Assigned Claims Plan shall be commenced within four years from ...

  • Subchapter F. Catastrophic Loss Trust Fund (Repealed)
    § 1761 - § 1769 (Repealed).
    Subchapter G. Nonpayment of Judgments
  • § 1771.  Court reports on nonpayment of judgments.
    (a) General rule.--Whenever any person fails within 60 days to satisfy any judgment arising from a motor vehicle accident, the judgment creditor may forward to ...
  • § 1772.  Suspension for nonpayment of judgments.
    (a) General rule.--The department, upon receipt of a certified copy of a judgment, shall suspend the operating privilege of each person against whom the judgment ...
  • § 1773.  Continuation of suspension until judgments paid and proof given.
    § 1773. Continuation of suspension until judgments paid and proof given. A person's operating privilege shall remain suspended and shall not be renewed in the ...
  • § 1774.  Payments sufficient to satisfy judgments.
    (a) General rule.--For the purpose of this chapter only, judgments shall be deemed satisfied upon the occurrence of one of the following: (1) When $15,000 ...
  • § 1775.  Installment payment of judgments.
    (a) Order authorizing installment payment.--A judgment debtor, upon due notice to the judgment creditor, may apply to the court in which the judgment was rendered ...

  • Subchapter H. Proof of Financial Responsibility
  • § 1781.  Notice of sanction for not evidencing financial responsibility.
    SUBCHAPTER H PROOF OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Sec. 1781. Notice of sanction for not evidencing financial responsibility. 1782. Manner of providing proof of financial responsibility. 1783. ...
  • § 1782.  Manner of providing proof of financial responsibility.
    (a) General rule.--Proof of financial responsibility may be furnished by filing evidence satisfactory to the department that all motor vehicles registered in a person's name ...
  • § 1783.  Proof of financial responsibility before restoring operating privilege or registration.
    § 1783. Proof of financial responsibility before restoring operating privilege or registration. Whenever the department suspends or revokes the operating privilege of any person or ...
  • § 1784.  Proof of financial responsibility following violation.
    A defendant who is convicted of a traffic offense, other than a parking offense, that requires a court appearance shall be required to show proof ...
  • § 1785.  Proof of financial responsibility following accident.
    If the department determines that the owner of a motor vehicle involved in an accident requiring notice to a police department pursuant to section 3746 ...
  • § 1786.  Required financial responsibility.
    (a) General rule.--Every motor vehicle of the type required to be registered under this title which is operated or currently registered shall be covered by ...
  • § 1787.  Self-insurance.
    (a) General rule.--Self-insurance is effected by filing with the Department of Transportation, in satisfactory form, evidence that reliable financial arrangements, deposits, resources or commitments exist ...

  • Subchapter I. Miscellaneous Provisions
  • § 1791.  Notice of available benefits and limits.
    It shall be presumed that the insured has been advised of the benefits and limits available under this chapter provided the following notice in bold ...
  • § 1791.1. Disclosure of premium charges and tort options.
    § 1791.2. Motorcycle marshals.
  • § 1792.  Availability of uninsured, underinsured, bodily injury liability and property damage coverages and mandatory deductibles.
    § 1792. Availability of uninsured, underinsured, bodily injury liability and property damage coverages and mandatory deductibles. (a) Availability of coverages.--Except for policies issued under Subchapter ...
  • § 1793.  Special provisions relating to premiums.
    (a) Limitation on premium increases.-- (1) An insurer shall not increase the premium rate of an owner of a policy of insurance subject to this ...
  • § 1794.  Compulsory judicial arbitration jurisdiction.
    Beginning January 1, 1987, the monetary limit in 42 Pa.C.S. § 7361(b)(2)(i) (relating to compulsory arbitration) for the submission of matters to judicial arbitration in ...
  • § 1795.  Insurance fraud reporting immunity.
    (a) General rule.--An insurance company, and any agent, servant or employee acting in the course and scope of his employment, shall be immune from civil ...
  • § 1796.  Mental or physical examination of person.
    (a) General rule.--Whenever the mental or physical condition of a person is material to any claim for medical, income loss or catastrophic loss benefits, a ...
  • § 1797.  Customary charges for treatment.
    (a) General rule.--A person or institution providing treatment, accommodations, products or services to an injured person for an injury covered by liability or uninsured and ...
  • § 1798.  Attorney fees and costs.
    (a) Basis for reasonable fee.--No attorney's fee for representing a claimant in connection with a claim for first party benefits provided under Subchapter B (relating ...
  • § 1798.1. Extraordinary medical benefit rate.
    § 1798.2. Transition.
    § 1798.3. Unfunded liability report.
    § 1798.4. Catastrophic Loss Benefits Continuation Fund.
  • § 1799.  Restraint system.
    (a) General rule.--All insurance companies authorized to write private passenger automobile insurance within this Commonwealth shall provide premium discounts for motor vehicles equipped with passive ...
  • § 1799.1. Antitheft devices.
    § 1799.2. Driver improvement course discounts.
    § 1799.3. Limit on cancellations, refusals to renew, refusals
    to write, surcharges, rate penalties and point assignments.

    § 1799.4. Examination of vehicle repairs.
    § 1799.5. Conduct of market study.
    § 1799.6. Conduct of random field surveys.
    § 1799.7. Rates.
    Chapter 18. Motor Vehicle Insurance Fraud
    Subchapter A. General Provisions
  • § 1801.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates ...

  • Subchapter B. Antifraud Plans
  • § 1811.  Filing of plans.
    Each insurer licensed to write motor vehicle insurance in this Commonwealth shall institute and maintain a motor vehicle insurance antifraud plan. The antifraud plan of ...
  • § 1812.  Content of plans.
    The antifraud plans of each insurer shall establish specific procedures: (1) To prevent insurance fraud, including internal fraud involving employees or company representatives, fraud resulting ...
  • § 1813.  Review by commissioner.
    Antifraud plans shall be filed with the department. If, after review, the commissioner finds that the antifraud plan does not comply with section 1812 (relating ...
  • § 1814.  Report on antifraud activities.
    All insurers shall annually provide to the department a summary report on actions taken under the plan to prevent and combat insurance fraud, including, but ...
  • § 1815.  Penalties.
    Insurers that fail to file timely antifraud plans as required by sections 1811 (relating to filing of plans) and 1813 (relating to review by commissioner) ...
  • § 1816.  Confidentiality of plans and reports.
    The antifraud plans and reports which insurers file with the department and any reports or materials related to such reports are not public records and ...
  • § 1817.  Reporting of insurance fraud.
    Every insurer licensed to do business in this Commonwealth, and its employees, agents, brokers, motor vehicle physical damage appraisers and public adjusters, or public adjuster ...
  • § 1818.  Civil immunity.
    No person shall be subject to civil liability for libel, violation of privacy, or otherwise by virtue of the filing of reports or furnishing of ...

  • Subchapter C. Comprehensive Database System
  • § 1821.  Membership in system.
    (a) General rule.--Each motor vehicle insurer shall, as a condition of authority to transact the business of insurance in this Commonwealth, obtain and maintain membership ...
  • § 1822.  Warning notice on application for insurance and claim forms.
    § 1822. Warning notice on application for insurance and claim forms. Not later than May 1, 1990, all applications for insurance, renewals and claim forms ...
  • § 1823.  Rules and regulations.
    The department may promulgate such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out this chapter. (Dec. 18, 1992, P.L.1411, No.174, eff. imd.) 1992 ...
  • § 1824.  Civil immunity.
    No person shall be subject to civil liability for libel, violation of privacy or otherwise by virtue of the filing of reports or furnishing of ...
  • § 1825.  Use of information (Deleted by amendment).
    § 1825. Use of information (Deleted by amendment). 1992 Amendment. Section 1825 was deleted by amendment December 18, 1992, P.L.1411, No.174, effective immediately. ...
  • § 1826.  Annual reports (Deleted by amendment).
    § 1826. Annual reports (Deleted by amendment). 1992 Amendment. Section 1826 was deleted by amendment December 18, 1992, P.L.1411, No.174, effective immediately. ...

  • Chapter 19. Fees
    Subchapter A. General Provisions
  • § 1901.  Exemption of persons, entities and vehicles from fees.
    (a) Governmental and quasi-governmental entities.--Except as otherwise specifically provided in this title, no fees shall be charged under this title to any of the following: ...
  • § 1902.  Exemptions from other fees.
    No fee shall be charged under this title for or to any of the following: (1) A certificate of title returned to the department for ...
  • § 1903.  Limitation on local license fees and taxes.
    No municipality shall require or collect any registration or license fee or tax for any vehicle or driver's license from any person. ...
  • § 1904.  Collection and disposition of fees and moneys.
    The department shall collect all fees payable under this title and all other moneys received in connection with the administration of this title and transmit ...
  • § 1905.  Payments to special funds.
    (a) Power and duty of State Treasurer.--In accordance with the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176), known as The Fiscal Code, the State Treasurer ...

  • Subchapter B. Registration Fees
  • § 1911.  Annual registration fees.
    (a) General rule.--An annual fee for the registration of vehicles as provided in Chapter 13 (relating to the registration of vehicles) shall be charged by ...
  • § 1912.  Passenger cars.
    The annual fee for registration of a passenger car shall be $36. (Apr. 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, eff. July 1, 1997) 1997 Amendment. See section ...
  • § 1913.  Motor homes.
    The annual fee for registration of a motor home shall be determined by its registered gross weight in pounds according to the following table: Registered ...
  • § 1914.  Motorcycles.
    The annual fee for registration of a motorcycle other than a motor-driven cycle shall be $18. (Apr. 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, eff. July 1, 1997) ...
  • § 1915.  Motor-driven cycles.
    The annual fee for registration of a motor-driven cycle shall be $9. (Apr. 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, eff. July 1, 1997) 1997 Amendment. See section ...
  • § 1916.  Trucks and truck tractors.
    (a) General rule.-- (1) The annual fee for registration of a truck or truck tractor shall be determined by its registered gross weight or combination ...
  • § 1917.  Motor buses and limousines.
    The annual fee for registration of a motor bus or a limousine shall be determined by its seating capacity according to the following table: Seating ...
  • § 1918.  School buses and school vehicles.
    The annual fee for registration of a school bus or school vehicle shall be $24. (Dec. 18, 1992, P.L.1411, No.174, eff. 60 days) ...
  • § 1919.  Reduced combustion vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--There shall be no annual fee for registration of any of the following: (1) An electric vehicle. (2) A hybrid electric vehicle. (3) ...
  • § 1920.  Trailers.
    (a) General rule.--The annual fee for registration of a trailer shall be determined by its registered gross weight according to the following table: Registered Gross ...
  • § 1921.  Special mobile equipment.
    The annual fee for registration of special mobile equipment shall be $36. (Apr. 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, eff. July 1, 1997) 1997 Amendment. See section ...
  • § 1922.  Implements of husbandry.
    The annual fee for registration of an implement of husbandry not exempt from registration under this title shall be $18. (Apr. 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, ...
  • § 1923.  Antique, classic and collectible vehicles.
    The fee for registration of an antique, classic or collectible motor vehicle shall be $75. (Apr. 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, eff. July 1, 1997) 1997 ...
  • § 1924.  Farm vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--The annual fee for registration of a farm vehicle shall be $76.50 or one-third of the regular fee, whichever is greater. (b) Certificate ...
  • § 1925.  Ambulances, taxis and hearses.
    The annual fee for registration of an ambulance, taxi or hearse shall be $54. (Apr. 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, eff. July 1, 1997) 1997 Amendment. ...
  • § 1925.1. Limousines.
  • § 1926.  Dealers and miscellaneous motor vehicle business.
    (a) General rule.--The annual fee for a dealer registration plate or miscellaneous motor vehicle business plate shall be $36. (b) Motorcycle dealers.--The annual fee for ...
  • § 1926.1. Farm equipment vehicle dealers.
    § 1926.2. Fleet owner transporter plate.
  • § 1927.  Transfer of registration.
    The fee for transfer of registration shall be $6. (Apr. 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, eff. July 1, 1997) 1997 Amendment. See section 20 of Act ...
  • § 1928.  Temporary and electronically issued registration plates.
    § 1928. Temporary and electronically issued registration plates. The fee payable by a dealer or other dispensing agent for a temporary registration plate or for ...
  • § 1929.  Replacement registration plates.
    The fee for a replacement registration plate other than a legislative or personal plate shall be $7.50. (Apr. 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, eff. July 1, ...
  • § 1930.  Legislative registration plates.
    The fee for issuance of a legislative registration plate shall be $20 which shall be in addition to the annual registration fee. Only one payment ...
  • § 1931.  Personal registration plates.
    The fee for issuance of a personal registration plate shall be $20 which shall be in addition to the annual registration fee. Only one payment ...
  • § 1931.1. Street rod registration plates.
  • § 1932.  Duplicate registration cards.
    The fee for each duplicate registration card when ordered at the time of vehicle registration, the transfer or renewal of registration or the replacement of ...
  • § 1933.  Commercial implements of husbandry.
    The annual fee for registration of a commercial implement of husbandry shall be $76.50 or one-half of the regular fee, whichever is greater. (Apr. 17, ...
  • § 1934.  General reissuance.
    No fee shall be charged under this title for any registration plate issued as a result of the department's order of a general reissuance of ...

  • Subchapter C. Permits
  • § 1941.  Scope of subchapter.
    This subchapter prescribes fees payable to the department for permits covering movements on State highways and does not limit the right of local authorities to ...
  • § 1942.  Special hauling permits as to weight and size.
    (a) Fee schedule.--The fee for a special hauling permit for each movement of an overweight or oversize vehicle or load, or both, shall be as ...
  • § 1943.  Annual hauling permits.
    (a) Quarry equipment and machinery.--The annual fee for operation or movement of each piece of heavy quarry equipment or machinery, as provided for in section ...
  • § 1944.  Mobile homes, modular housing units and modular housing undercarriages.
    § 1944. Mobile homes, modular housing units and modular housing undercarriages. The fee for a special hauling permit for a mobile home, modular housing unit ...
  • § 1945.  Books of permits.
    (a) General rule.--Upon request, permits for movement of oversize vehicles or loads, the dimensions of which do not exceed those specified by the department, will ...
  • § 1946.  Movements requiring special escort.
    When a special escort is required, as provided for in section 4962 (relating to conditions of permits and security for damages), the cost of the ...
  • § 1947.  Refund of certain fees.
    The portion of the fee of an unused overweight permit based on ton-miles or the fee for an unused escort, or both, may be refunded ...
  • § 1948.  Chemical and fertilizer vehicle permits (Repealed).
    § 1948. Chemical and fertilizer vehicle permits (Repealed). 1993 Repeal Note. Section 1948 was repealed May 20, 1993, P.L.30, No.10, effective in 60 days. ...
  • § 1949.  Construction trucks (Deleted by amendment).
    § 1949. Construction trucks (Deleted by amendment). 1998 Amendment. Section 1949 was deleted by amendment December 21, 1998, P.L.1126, No.151, effective immediately. ...
  • § 1950.  Fee for migrant farm vehicle (Repealed).
    § 1950. Fee for migrant farm vehicle (Repealed). 1993 Repeal Note. Section 1950 was repealed May 20, 1993, P.L.30, No.10, effective in 60 days. ...

  • Subchapter D. Miscellaneous Fees
  • § 1951.  Driver's license and learner's permit.
    (a) Driver's license.--The driver's license fee for each year or partial year shall be $5.25 plus the cost of the photograph required in section 1510(a) ...
  • § 1952.  Certificate of title.
    (a) General rule.--The fee for issuance of a certificate of title shall be $22.50. (b) Manufacturer's or dealer's notification.--The fee for a manufacturer's or dealer's ...
  • § 1953.  Security interest.
    The fee for recording or changing the amount of security interest on a certificate of title shall be $5. Cross References. Section 1953 is referred ...
  • § 1954.  Approval of vehicle equipment and testing devices.
    The department is authorized to charge reasonable fees for the approval of vehicle equipment and testing devices under the provisions of section 4104 (relating to ...
  • § 1955.  Information concerning drivers and vehicles.
    (a) Drivers, registrations, titles and security interests.-- The fee for a copy of written or electronic information relating to a driver, registration, title or security ...
  • § 1956.  Certified copies of records.
    (a) Department records.--The fee for a certified copy of any department record which the department is authorized by law to furnish to the public shall ...
  • § 1957.  Uncollectible checks.
    Whenever any check issued in payment of any fee or for any other purpose is returned to the department as uncollectible, the department or municipality ...
  • § 1958.  Certificate of inspection.
    (a) General rule.--The department shall charge $2 for each annual certificate of inspection and $1 for each semiannual certificate of inspection. (b) Credit.-- (1) Once ...
  • § 1959.  Messenger service.
    (a) Annual registration.--The annual fee for registration of a messenger service as provided for in Chapter 75 (relating to messenger service) shall be $50. (b) ...
  • § 1960.  Reinstatement of operating privilege or vehicle registration.
    § 1960. Reinstatement of operating privilege or vehicle registration. The department shall charge a fee of $25 or, if section 1379 (relating to suspension of ...
  • § 1961.  Secure power of attorney.
    The fee for processing a secure power of attorney submitted for the purpose of odometer disclosure when not accompanied by an application for title shall ...

  • Chapter 20. Motor Vehicle Insurance Rate Review Procedures
  • § 2001.  Short title of chapter.
    This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Motor Vehicle Insurance Rate Review Procedures Act. ...
  • § 2002.  Scope of chapter.
    This chapter applies to all rate filings for motor vehicle insurance. Rate filings for motor vehicle insurance shall also be subject to the act of ...
  • § 2003.  Waiting period for filings.
    (a) General rule.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary and except as otherwise provided in subsection (b), no rate filing to which this ...
  • § 2004.  Action by commissioner on rate filings within waiting period.
    § 2004. Action by commissioner on rate filings within waiting period. (a) General rule.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, within the waiting ...
  • § 2005.  Review of action of commissioner taken without hearing.
    Any insurer or rating organization aggrieved by any order or decision of the commissioner made without a hearing may, within 30 days after notice of ...
  • § 2006.  Action by commissioner on rate filings after waiting period.
    § 2006. Action by commissioner on rate filings after waiting period. If, at any time after the waiting period or extension thereof as provided in ...
  • § 2007.  Deemed approvals.
    A rate filing may be deemed to meet the requirements of this chapter and other applicable statutes governing the establishment of rates unless disapproved or ...
  • § 2008.  Hearing procedures.
    All hearings shall be conducted in accordance with Title 2 (relating to administrative law and procedure). ...
  • § 2009.  Rules and regulations.
    The commissioner may adopt such rules and regulations as are reasonably necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter. Rules and regulations shall be ...

  • Chapter 21. Motor Carriers Road Tax Identification Markers
  • § 2101.  Construction.
    This chapter shall be construed in conjunction with Chapter 96 (relating to motor carriers road tax). (July 13, 1987, P.L.303, No.56, eff. imd.; Dec. 20, ...
  • § 2101.1. Definitions.
  • § 2102.  Identification markers and license or road tax registration card required.
    § 2102. Identification markers and license or road tax registration card required. (a) General rule.--The Secretary of Revenue shall provide identification markers as follows: (1) ...
  • § 2103.  False statements and penalties.
    (a) False statements.--Any person who willfully and knowingly makes, publishes, delivers or utters a false statement orally, or in writing, or in the form of ...
  • § 2104.  Special investigators; powers.
    Such employees of the Department of Revenue as are designated as special investigators, and who carry identification indicating such capacity, are hereby declared to be ...
  • § 2105.  Exemptions.
    (a) General rule.--The requirements of this chapter and Chapter 96 (relating to motor carriers road tax) do not apply to the following vehicles: (1) A ...

  • Chapter 23. Motor Vehicle Transaction Recovery Fund
  • § 2301.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates ...
  • § 2302.  Establishment and maintenance of fund.
    (a) Establishment.--There is hereby established in the General Fund a Motor Vehicle Transaction Recovery Fund. (b) Assessments.--Every applicant for motor vehicle dealer registration plates or ...
  • § 2303.  Disbursements.
    (a) Authorization.--The secretary, or his designee, may, in his discretion, authorize a disbursement from the fund to cover the amount of any fees and taxes ...
  • § 2304.  Assignment of claims.
    By making application to the fund, an aggrieved party assigns to the Commonwealth any claim he may have for restitution arising out of the failure ...
  • § 2305.  Appeals.
    Any aggrieved party may appeal the decision of the secretary to the court of common pleas vested with jurisdiction of such appeals by or pursuant ...
  • § 2306.  Exemptions.
    No person who acts solely as either a notary or messenger for motor vehicle forms or a farm equipment dealer, mobile home dealer and manufacturer ...
  • § 2307.  Enforcement.
    (a) Criminal penalty.--Any member who issues or forwards to the department any documents relative to the titling or registration of a vehicle without having paid ...

  • PART III. OPERATION OF VEHICLES
    Chapter 31. General Provisions
    Subchapter A. Obedience to and Effect of Traffic Laws
  • § 3101.  Application of part.
    (a) General rule.--Except as provided in subsection (b), the provisions of this part relating to the operation of vehicles refer exclusively to the operation of ...
  • § 3102.  Obedience to authorized persons directing traffic.
    No person shall willfully fail or refuse to comply with any lawful order or direction of any uniformed police officer, sheriff or constable or, in ...
  • § 3103.  Persons riding animals or driving animal-drawn vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--Every person riding an animal or driving any animal-drawn vehicle upon a roadway shall be granted all of the rights and shall be ...
  • § 3104.  Persons working on highways.
    Unless specifically made applicable, the provisions of this part, except those contained in Subchapter B of Chapter 37 (relating to serious traffic offenses), shall not ...
  • § 3105.  Drivers of emergency vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--The driver of an emergency vehicle, when responding to an emergency call or when in the pursuit of an actual or suspected violator ...
  • § 3106.  Operators of streetcars.
    Every operator of a streetcar upon any roadway shall be granted all of the rights and shall be subject to all of the duties applicable ...
  • § 3107.  Drivers in funeral processions.
    (a) General rule.--The driver of a vehicle which is being driven in a funeral procession may: (1) Park or stand irrespective of the provisions of ...

  • Subchapter B. Traffic-control Devices
  • § 3111.  Obedience to traffic-control devices.
    (a) General rule.--Unless otherwise directed by a uniformed police officer or any appropriately attired person authorized to direct, control or regulate traffic, the driver of ...
  • § 3112.  Traffic-control signals.
    (a) General rule.--Whenever traffic is controlled by traffic-control signals exhibiting different colored lights, or colored lighted arrows, successively one at a time or in combination, ...
  • § 3113.  Pedestrian-control signals.
    (a) General rule.--Whenever special pedestrian-control signals exhibiting words or symbols are in place, the signals shall indicate as follows: (1) Word "Walk" or walking person ...
  • § 3114.  Flashing signals.
    (a) General rule.--Whenever a flashing red or yellow signal is used in a traffic signal or with a traffic sign it shall require obedience by ...
  • § 3115.  Lane-direction-control signals.
    When lane-direction-control signals are placed over the individual lanes of a street or highway, vehicular traffic may travel in any lane over which a green ...
  • § 3116.  Automated red light enforcement systems in first class cities.
    § 3116. Automated red light enforcement systems in first class cities. (a) General rule.-- (1) A city of the first class, upon passage of an ...

  • Chapter 33. Rules of the Road in General
    Subchapter A. General Provisions
  • § 3301.  Driving on right side of roadway.
    (a) General rule.--Upon all roadways of sufficient width, a vehicle shall be driven upon the right half of the roadway except as follows: (1) When ...
  • § 3302.  Meeting vehicle proceeding in opposite direction.
    Drivers of vehicles proceeding in opposite directions shall pass each other to the right and, upon roadways having width for not more than one line ...
  • § 3303.  Overtaking vehicle on the left.
    (a) General rule.--The following rules shall govern the overtaking and passing of vehicles proceeding in the same direction, subject to the limitations, exceptions and special ...
  • § 3304.  Overtaking vehicle on the right.
    (a) General rule.--The driver of a vehicle may overtake and pass upon the right of another vehicle only under one of the following conditions: (1) ...
  • § 3305.  Limitations on overtaking on the left.
    No vehicle shall be driven to the left side of the center or marked center line of the roadway in overtaking and passing another vehicle ...
  • § 3306.  Limitations on driving on left side of roadway.
    (a) General rule.--No vehicle shall be driven on the left side of the roadway under any of the following conditions: (1) When approaching or upon ...
  • § 3307.  No-passing zones.
    (a) Establishment and marking.--The department and local authorities may determine those portions of any highway under their respective jurisdictions where overtaking and passing or driving ...
  • § 3308.  One-way roadways and rotary traffic islands.
    (a) Establishment and marking.--The department and local authorities with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions may designate any highway, roadway, part of a roadway ...
  • § 3309.  Driving on roadways laned for traffic.
    Whenever any roadway has been divided into two or more clearly marked lanes for traffic the following rules in addition to all others not inconsistent ...
  • § 3310.  Following too closely.
    (a) General rule.--The driver of a motor vehicle shall not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the ...
  • § 3311.  Driving on divided highways.
    (a) General rule.--Whenever any highway has been divided into two or more roadways by leaving an intervening space, physical barrier or clearly indicated dividing section ...
  • § 3312.  Limited access highway entrances and exits.
    No person shall drive a vehicle onto or from any limited access highway except at such entrances and exits as are established by public authority. ...
  • § 3313.  Restrictions on use of limited access highways.
    (a) General rule.--The department may regulate or prohibit the use of any limited access highway by any class or kind of traffic which is found ...
  • § 3314.  Prohibiting use of hearing impairment devices.
    (a) General rule.--No driver shall operate a vehicle while wearing or using one or more headphones or earphones. (b) Exception.--This section does not prohibit the ...
  • § 3315.  Passing and overtaking streetcars.
    (a) General rule.--Notwithstanding any other provision of this subchapter, the driver of a vehicle may not overtake and pass to the left of a streetcar ...

  • Subchapter B. Right-of-way
  • § 3321.  Vehicle approaching or entering intersection.
    (a) General rule.--When two vehicles approach or enter an intersection from different highways at approximately the same time, the driver of the vehicle on the ...
  • § 3322.  Vehicle turning left.
    The driver of a vehicle intending to turn left within an intersection or into an alley, private road or driveway shall yield the right-of-way to ...
  • § 3323.  Stop signs and yield signs.
    (a) Intersections controlled by signs.--Preferential right- of-way at an intersection may be indicated by stop signs or yield signs as authorized in section 6124 (relating ...
  • § 3324.  Vehicle entering or crossing roadway.
    The driver of a vehicle about to enter or cross a roadway from any place other than another roadway shall yield the right- of-way to ...
  • § 3325.  Duty of driver on approach of emergency vehicle.
    (a) General rule.--Upon the immediate approach of an emergency vehicle making use of an audible signal and visual signals meeting the requirements and standards set ...
  • § 3326.  Duty of driver in construction and maintenance areas or on highway safety corridors.
    § 3326. Duty of driver in construction and maintenance areas or on highway safety corridors. (a) Areas indicated by traffic-control devices.--The driver of a vehicle ...
  • § 3327.  Duty of driver in emergency response areas.
    (a) General rule.--When approaching or passing an emergency response area, a person, unless otherwise directed by an emergency service responder, shall: (1) pass in a ...
  • § 3328.  Unmarked police vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--The Pennsylvania State Police, in consultation with the department, shall promulgate regulations for the use of unmarked vehicles by police officers. The regulations ...

  • Subchapter C. Turning, Starting and Signals
  • § 3331.  Required position and method of turning.
    (a) Right turn.--The driver of a vehicle intending to turn right shall approach the turn and make the turn as close as practicable to the ...
  • § 3332.  Limitations on turning around.
    (a) General rule.--The driver of any vehicle shall not turn the vehicle so as to proceed in the opposite direction unless the movement can be ...
  • § 3333.  Moving stopped or parked vehicle.
    No person shall move a vehicle which is stopped, standing or parked unless and until the movement can be made with safety. ...
  • § 3334.  Turning movements and required signals.
    (a) General rule.--Upon a roadway no person shall turn a vehicle or move from one traffic lane to another or enter the traffic stream from ...
  • § 3335.  Signals by hand and arm or signal lamps.
    (a) General rule.--Any stop or turn signal shall be given either by means of the hand and arm or by signal lamps, except as otherwise ...
  • § 3336.  Method of giving hand and arm signals.
    All signals given by hand and arm shall be given from the left side of the vehicle in the following manner except as indicated for ...

  • Subchapter D. Special Stops Required
  • § 3341.  Obedience to signal indicating approach of train.
    (a) General rule.--Whenever any person driving a vehicle approaches a railroad grade crossing under any of the circumstances stated in this section, the driver of ...
  • § 3342.  Vehicles required to stop at railroad crossings.
    (a) General rule.--Except as provided in subsection (c), the driver of any vehicle described in subsection (b), before crossing at grade any track or tracks ...
  • § 3343.  Moving heavy equipment at railroad grade crossings.
    (a) General rule.--No person shall operate or move any crawler-type tractor, power shovel, derrick, roller or any equipment or structure having a normal operating speed ...
  • § 3344.  Emerging from alley, driveway or building.
    Unless otherwise directed by official traffic-control devices erected in accordance with provisions of Subchapter B of Chapter 31 (relating to traffic-control devices), the driver of ...
  • § 3345.  Meeting or overtaking school bus.
    (a) Duty of approaching driver when red signals are flashing.--Except as provided in subsection (g), the driver of a vehicle meeting or overtaking any school ...
  • § 3346.  Emergency vehicles entering or leaving official garage.
    If an emergency vehicle is leaving or returning to its garage and the emergency lights of the emergency vehicle are engaged, the driver of an ...

  • Subchapter E. Stopping, Standing and Parking
  • § 3351.  Stopping, standing and parking outside business and residence districts.
    SUBCHAPTER E STOPPING, STANDING AND PARKING Sec. 3351. Stopping, standing and parking outside business and residence districts. 3352. Removal of vehicle by or at direction ...
  • § 3352.  Removal of vehicle by or at direction of police.
    (a) Outside business and residence districts.--Whenever any police officer finds a vehicle in violation of any of the provisions of section 3351 (relating to stopping, ...
  • § 3353.  Prohibitions in specified places.
    (a) General rule.--Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or to protect the safety of any person or vehicle or in compliance with ...
  • § 3354.  Additional parking regulations.
    (a) Two-way highways.--Except as otherwise provided in this section, every vehicle standing or parked upon a two-way highway shall be positioned parallel to and with ...

  • Subchapter F. Speed Restrictions
  • § 3361.  Driving vehicle at safe speed.
    No person shall drive a vehicle at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions and having regard to the actual and ...
  • § 3362.  Maximum speed limits.
    (a) General rule.--Except when a special hazard exists that requires lower speed for compliance with section 3361 (relating to driving vehicle at safe speed), the ...
  • § 3363.  Alteration of maximum limits.
    On highways under their respective jurisdictions, local authorities subject to section 6109(e) (relating to specific powers of department and local authorities) or the department, upon ...
  • § 3364.  Minimum speed regulation.
    (a) Impeding movement of traffic prohibited.--Except when reduced speed is necessary for safe operation or in compliance with law, no person shall drive a motor ...
  • § 3365.  Special speed limitations.
    (a) Bridges and elevated structures.-- (1) No person shall drive a vehicle over any bridge or other elevated structure constituting a part of a highway ...
  • § 3366.  Charging speed violations.
    In every charge of violation of a speed provision in this subchapter, except for a violation of section 3361 (relating to driving vehicle at safe ...
  • § 3367.  Racing on highways.
    (a) Definitions.--As used in this section the following words and phrases shall have the meanings given to them in this subsection: "Drag race." The operation ...
  • § 3368.  Speed timing devices.
    (a) Speedometers authorized.--The rate of speed of any vehicle may be timed on any highway by a police officer using a motor vehicle equipped with ...

  • Chapter 35. Special Vehicles and Pedestrians
    Subchapter A. Operation of Pedalcycles
  • § 3501.  Applicability of traffic laws to pedalcycles.
    (a) General rule.--Every person riding a pedalcycle upon a roadway shall be granted all of the rights and shall be subject to all of the ...
  • § 3502.  Penalty for violation of subchapter.
    Any person violating any provision of this subchapter is guilty of a summary offense and shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of ...
  • § 3503.  Responsibility of parent or guardian.
    The parent of any child and the guardian of any ward shall not authorize or knowingly permit the child or ward to violate any of ...
  • § 3504.  Riding on pedalcycles.
    (a) Use of seat by operator.--A person propelling a pedalcycle shall not ride other than upon or astride a permanent and regular seat attached to ...
  • § 3505.  Riding on roadways and pedalcycle paths.
    (a) General rule.--Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c), every person operating a pedalcycle upon a highway shall obey the applicable rules of the ...
  • § 3506.  Articles carried by operator.
    No person operating a pedalcycle shall carry any package, bundle or article which prevents the driver from keeping at least one hand upon the handlebars. ...
  • § 3507.  Lamps and other equipment on pedalcycles.
    (a) Lamps and reflectors.--Every pedalcycle when in use between sunset and sunrise shall be equipped on the front with a lamp which emits a beam ...
  • § 3508.  Pedalcycles on sidewalks and pedalcycle paths.
    (a) Right-of-way to pedestrians.--A person riding a pedalcycle upon a sidewalk or pedalcycle path used by pedestrians shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian and ...
  • § 3509.  Parking.
    (a) Sidewalks.-- (1) A person may park a pedalcycle on a sidewalk unless prohibited or restricted by an official traffic-control device. (2) A pedalcycle parked ...
  • § 3510.  Pedalcycle helmets for certain persons.
    (a) General rule.--A person under 12 years of age shall not operate a pedalcycle or ride as a passenger on a pedalcycle unless the person ...
  • § 3511.  Pedalcycles prohibited on freeways.
    (a) General rule.--No person shall ride a pedalcycle on a freeway. (b) Exceptions.-- (1) The department and local authorities, on highways under their respective jurisdictions, ...
  • § 3512.  Pedalcycle Helmet Fund (Repealed).
    § 3512. Pedalcycle Helmet Fund (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 3512 was repealed December 15, 1995, P.L.655, No.72, effective in 60 days. ...
  • § 3513.  Civil immunity for lenders of pedalcycle helmets.
    No person or organization who or which lends to another person or organization a pedalcycle helmet, as described in section 3510 (relating to pedalcycle helmets ...

  • Subchapter B. Special Rules for Motorcycles
  • § 3521.  Applicability of traffic laws to motorcycles.
    Every person operating a motorcycle shall be granted all of the rights and shall be subject to all of the duties applicable to the driver ...
  • § 3522.  Riding on motorcycles.
    (a) Use of seat by operator and passengers.--A person operating a motorcycle shall ride only upon the permanent and regular seat attached to the motorcycle, ...
  • § 3523.  Operating motorcycles on roadways laned for traffic.
    (a) Right to use of lane.--All motorcycles are entitled to full use of a lane and no motor vehicle shall be driven in such a ...
  • § 3524.  Footrests and handhold.
    Any motorcycle carrying a passenger, other than in a sidecar or enclosed cab, shall be equipped with footrests and handhold for the passenger. (Dec. 9, ...
  • § 3525.  Protective equipment for motorcycle riders.
    (a) Protective headgear.--Except as provided in subsection (d), no person shall operate or ride upon a motorcycle or a motor-driven cycle (other than a motorized ...
  • § 3526.  Lighted lamp requirements for motorcycles.
    Notwithstanding the provisions of section 4302 (relating to periods for requiring lighted lamps), the operator of a motorcycle, manufactured during or after 1986, upon a ...

  • Subchapter C. Rights and Duties of Pedestrians
  • § 3541.  Obedience of pedestrians to traffic-control devices and regulations.
    SUBCHAPTER C RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF PEDESTRIANS Sec. 3541. Obedience of pedestrians to traffic-control devices and regulations. 3542. Right-of-way of pedestrians in crosswalks. 3543. Pedestrians ...
  • § 3542.  Right-of-way of pedestrians in crosswalks.
    (a) General rule.--When traffic-control signals are not in place or not in operation, the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian ...
  • § 3543.  Pedestrians crossing at other than crosswalks.
    (a) General rule.--Every pedestrian crossing a roadway at any point other than within a crosswalk at an intersection or any marked crosswalk shall yield the ...
  • § 3544.  Pedestrians walking along or on highway.
    (a) Mandatory use of available sidewalk.--Where a sidewalk is provided and its use is practicable, it is unlawful for any pedestrian to walk along and ...
  • § 3545.  Pedestrians soliciting rides or business.
    No person shall: (1) Stand on a roadway for the purpose of soliciting a ride. (2) Stand on a roadway for the purpose of soliciting ...
  • § 3546.  Driving through or around safety zone.
    (a) Through zones.--No vehicle shall at any time be driven through or within a safety zone. (b) Around zones.--Traffic may move on either side of ...
  • § 3547.  Right-of-way of pedestrians on sidewalks.
    The driver of a vehicle emerging from or entering an alley, building, private road or driveway shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian approaching on ...
  • § 3548.  Pedestrians to yield to emergency vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--Upon the immediate approach of an emergency vehicle making use of audible and visual signals meeting the requirements of this title, every pedestrian ...
  • § 3549.  Blind pedestrians.
    (a) General rule.--The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to any totally or partially blind pedestrian carrying a clearly visible white cane or ...
  • § 3550.  Pedestrians under influence of alcohol or controlled substance.
    § 3550. Pedestrians under influence of alcohol or controlled substance. A pedestrian who is under the influence of alcohol or any controlled substance to a ...
  • § 3551.  Compliance with bridge and railroad warning signals.
    (a) Bridges.--No pedestrian shall enter or remain upon any bridge or approach to any bridge beyond the bridge signal, gate or barrier after a bridge ...
  • § 3552.  Penalty for violation of subchapter.
    Except as otherwise provided for in this subchapter, any pedestrian violating any provision of this subchapter is guilty of a summary offense and shall, upon ...

  • Subchapter D. Pedalcycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
  • § 3571.  Pedalcycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee.
    (a) Establishment.--There is hereby established under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation the Pennsylvania Pedalcycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee. (b) Composition.--The committee shall consist ...

  • Subchapter E. Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Devices
  • § 3581.  Equipment.
    (a) Exemption.--Electrical personal assistive mobility devices shall be exempted from the vehicle equipment requirements in Chapters 41 (relating to equipment standards), 43 (relating to lighting ...
  • § 3582.  Pedalcycle helmets for certain persons.
    (a) General rule.--A child under 12 years of age may not operate an EPAMD unless the person is wearing a pedalcycle helmet meeting the requirements ...
  • § 3583.  EPAMD prohibited on freeways.
    No person shall operate an EPAMD on a freeway. ...

  • Chapter 37. Miscellaneous Provisions
    Subchapter A. Offenses in General
  • § 3701.  Unattended motor vehicle.
    (a) General rule.--No person driving or in charge of a motor vehicle shall permit the vehicle to stand unattended without placing the gear shift lever ...
  • § 3701.1. Leaving an unattended child in a motor vehicle.
  • § 3702.  Limitations on backing.
    (a) General rule.--No driver shall back a vehicle unless the movement can be made with safety and without interfering with other traffic and then only ...
  • § 3703.  Driving upon sidewalk.
    (a) General rule.--Except as provided in subsection (b) or (c), no person shall drive any vehicle except a human-powered vehicle upon a sidewalk or sidewalk ...
  • § 3704.  Obstruction to driving view or mechanism.
    No person shall drive a vehicle when it is so loaded, or when there are in the front seat such a number of persons, exceeding ...
  • § 3705.  Opening and closing vehicle doors.
    No person shall open any door on a motor vehicle unless and until it is reasonably safe to do so and can be done without ...
  • § 3706.  Riding in house trailers, mobile homes or boats on trailers.
    § 3706. Riding in house trailers, mobile homes or boats on trailers. (a) General rule.--No person or persons shall occupy a house trailer, mobile home ...
  • § 3707.  Driving or stopping close to fire apparatus.
    The driver of any vehicle other than one on official business shall not follow any fire apparatus traveling in response to a fire alarm closer ...
  • § 3708.  Unauthorized driving over fire hose.
    No vehicle shall be driven over any unprotected hose of a fire department when laid down on any highway, private road or driveway, for use ...
  • § 3709.  Depositing waste and other material on highway, property or waters.
    § 3709. Depositing waste and other material on highway, property or waters. (a) General rule.--No person shall throw or deposit, upon any highway, or upon ...
  • § 3710.  Stopping at intersection or crossing to prevent obstruction.
    § 3710. Stopping at intersection or crossing to prevent obstruction. No driver shall enter an intersection or a crosswalk or drive onto any railroad grade ...
  • § 3711.  Unauthorized persons and devices hanging on vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--No person shall hang onto or ride on the outside or the rear end of any vehicle and no person on a pedalcycle, ...
  • § 3712.  Abandonment of vehicles.
    (a) Abandonment on highway.--No person shall abandon a vehicle upon any highway. (b) Abandonment on public or private property.--No person shall abandon a vehicle upon ...
  • § 3712.1. Restitution of property owners.
    § 3712.2. Stripping abandoned vehicles.
  • § 3713.  Railroad trains not to block crossings.
    No person or government agency shall operate any train in such a manner as to prevent vehicular use of any roadway for a period of ...
  • § 3714.  Careless driving.
    (a) General rule.--Any person who drives a vehicle in careless disregard for the safety of persons or property is guilty of careless driving, a summary ...
  • § 3715.  Restriction on alcoholic beverages (Repealed).
    § 3715. Restriction on alcoholic beverages (Repealed). 2000 Repeal Note. Section 3715 was repealed June 22, 2000, P.L.469, No.64, effective September 1, 2000. ...
  • § 3716.  Accidents involving overturned vehicles.
    (a) Speeding, careless driving, etc.--If a commercial motor vehicle overturns in an accident resulting from a violation of section 3361 (relating to driving vehicle at ...
  • § 3717.  Trespass by motor vehicle.
    (a) General rule.--It is unlawful for a person to knowingly operate a motor vehicle on private real property other than a private road or driveway ...
  • § 3718.  Minor prohibited from operating with any alcohol in system.
    § 3718. Minor prohibited from operating with any alcohol in system. (a) Offense defined.--Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, a minor shall not drive, ...
  • § 3719.  Passengers in open trucks.
    (a) General rule.--An open-bed pickup truck or open flatbed truck may not be driven at a speed of more than 35 miles per hour if ...
  • § 3720.  Snow and ice dislodged or falling from moving vehicle.
    When snow or ice is dislodged or falls from a moving vehicle and strikes another vehicle or pedestrian causing death or serious bodily injury as ...

  • Subchapter B. Serious Traffic Offenses
  • § 3731.  Driving under influence of alcohol or controlled substance (Repealed).
    SUBCHAPTER B SERIOUS TRAFFIC OFFENSES Sec. 3731. Driving under influence of alcohol or controlled substance (Repealed). 3731.1. Operators of commercial vehicles (Repealed). 3732. Homicide by ...
  • § 3731.1. Operators of commercial vehicles (Repealed).
  • § 3732.  Homicide by vehicle.
    (a) Offense.--Any person who recklessly or with gross negligence causes the death of another person while engaged in the violation of any law of this ...
  • § 3733.  Fleeing or attempting to elude police officer.
    (a) Offense defined.--Any driver of a motor vehicle who willfully fails or refuses to bring his vehicle to a stop, or who otherwise flees or ...
  • § 3734.  Driving without lights to avoid identification or arrest.
    § 3734. Driving without lights to avoid identification or arrest. Any person who drives without lights or turns off any or all the lights on ...
  • § 3735.  Homicide by vehicle while driving under influence.
    (a) Offense defined.--Any person who unintentionally causes the death of another person as the result of a violation of section 3802 (relating to driving under ...
  • § 3735.1. Aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the
    influence.

  • § 3736.  Reckless driving.
    (a) General rule.--Any person who drives any vehicle in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property is guilty of reckless driving. ...

  • Subchapter C. Accidents and Accident Reports
  • § 3741.  Application of subchapter.
    The provisions of this subchapter shall apply upon highways and trafficways throughout this Commonwealth. ...
  • § 3742.  Accidents involving death or personal injury.
    (a) General rule.--The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury or death of any person shall immediately stop the vehicle at ...
  • § 3742.1. Accidents involving death or personal injury while
    not properly licensed.

  • § 3743.  Accidents involving damage to attended vehicle or property.
    § 3743. Accidents involving damage to attended vehicle or property. (a) General rule.--The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting only in damage ...
  • § 3743.1. Spilled cargo.
  • § 3744.  Duty to give information and render aid.
    (a) General rule.--The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to or death of any person or damage to any vehicle ...
  • § 3745.  Accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle or property.
    § 3745. Accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle or property. (a) General rule.--The driver of any vehicle which collides with or is involved in an ...
  • § 3745.1. Accident scene clearance.
  • § 3746.  Immediate notice of accident to police department.
    (a) General rule.--The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident shall immediately by the quickest means of communication give notice to the nearest office ...
  • § 3747.  Written report of accident by driver or owner.
    (a) General rule.--If a police officer does not investigate an accident required to be investigated by section 3746 (relating to immediate notice of accident to ...
  • § 3748.  False reports.
    Any person who gives information in oral or written reports required by this subchapter knowing or having reason to believe that the information is false ...
  • § 3749.  Reports by coroners and medical examiners.
    (a) General rule.--Every coroner or medical examiner in this Commonwealth shall report in writing to the department within five days of certification the death of ...
  • § 3750.  Reports by garages.
    The person in charge of any garage or repair shop to which is brought a vehicle which shows evidence of having been struck by any ...
  • § 3751.  Reports by police.
    (a) General rule.--Every police department that investigates a vehicle accident for which a report must be made as required in this subchapter and prepares a ...
  • § 3752.  Accident report forms.
    (a) Form and content.--The department shall prepare and upon request supply to all law enforcement agencies and other appropriate agencies or individuals, forms for written ...
  • § 3753.  Department to compile, tabulate and analyze accident reports.
    § 3753. Department to compile, tabulate and analyze accident reports. (a) Central accident records agency.--The department shall establish a central accident records agency which shall ...
  • § 3754.  Accident prevention investigations.
    (a) General rule.--The department, in association with the Pennsylvania State Police, may conduct in-depth accident investigations and safety studies of the human, vehicle and environmental ...
  • § 3755.  Reports by emergency room personnel.
    (a) General rule.--If, as a result of a motor vehicle accident, the person who drove, operated or was in actual physical control of the movement ...
  • § 3756.  Accidents involving certain vehicles.
    (a) Testing requirement.--A police officer investigating an accident involving a motor carrier vehicle, bus, school bus or a vehicle transporting hazardous materials required to be ...
  • § 3757.  Compensation for incident removal costs.
    (a) General rule.--Notwithstanding any other law or regulation, any entity incurring the cost of removing a vehicle or cargo at an accident scene if the ...

  • Chapter 38. Driving after Imbibing Alcohol or Utilizing Drugs
  • § 3801.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates ...
  • § 3802.  Driving under influence of alcohol or controlled substance.
    § 3802. Driving under influence of alcohol or controlled substance. (a) General impairment.-- (1) An individual may not drive, operate or be in actual physical ...
  • § 3803.  Grading.
    (a) Basic offenses.--Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (b): (1) An individual who violates section 3802(a) (relating to driving under influence of alcohol or controlled substance) ...
  • § 3804.  Penalties.
    (a) General impairment.--Except as set forth in subsection (b) or (c), an individual who violates section 3802(a) (relating to driving under influence of alcohol or ...
  • § 3805.  Ignition interlock.
    (a) General rule.--If a person violates section 3802 (relating to driving under influence of alcohol or controlled substance) and, within the past ten years, has ...
  • § 3806.  Prior offenses.
    (a) General rule.--Except as set forth in subsection (b), the term "prior offense" as used in this chapter shall mean a conviction, adjudication of delinquency, ...
  • § 3807.  Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition.
    (a) Eligibility.-- (1) Except as set forth in paragraph (2), a defendant charged with a violation of section 3802 (relating to driving under influence of ...
  • § 3808.  Illegally operating a motor vehicle not equipped with ignition interlock.
    § 3808. Illegally operating a motor vehicle not equipped with ignition interlock. (a) Offense defined.-- (1) An individual required to only drive, operate or be ...
  • § 3809.  Restriction on alcoholic beverages.
    (a) General rule.--Except as set forth in subsection (b), an individual who is an operator or an occupant in a motor vehicle may not be ...
  • § 3810.  Authorized use not a defense.
    The fact that a person charged with violating this chapter is or has been legally entitled to use alcohol or controlled substances is not a ...
  • § 3811.  Certain arrests authorized.
    (a) Warrant not required.--In addition to any other powers of arrest, a police officer is authorized to arrest an individual without a warrant if the ...
  • § 3812.  Preliminary hearing or arraignment.
    The presiding judicial officer at the preliminary hearing or preliminary arraignment relating to a charge of a violation of section 1543(b)(1.1) (relating to driving while ...
  • § 3813.  Work release.
    In any case in which an individual is sentenced to a period of imprisonment as a result of a conviction for violating a provision of ...
  • § 3814.  Drug and alcohol assessments.
    If a defendant is convicted or pleads guilty or no contest to a violation of section 3802 (relating to driving under influence of alcohol or ...
  • § 3815.  Mandatory sentencing.
    (a) County supervision.--Notwithstanding the length of any maximum term of imprisonment imposed pursuant to sections 3803 (relating to grading) and 3804 (relating to penalties), and ...
  • § 3816.  Requirements for driving under influence offenders.
    (a) Evaluation using Court Reporting Network.--In addition to any other requirements of the court, every person convicted of a violation of section 3802 (relating to ...
  • § 3817.  Reporting requirements for offenses.
    (a) Requirement.--The department shall make an annual report on the administration of this chapter. The department, the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts and the Pennsylvania ...

  • PART IV. VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS
    Chapter 41. Equipment Standards
  • § 4101.  Purpose of part.
    The purpose of this chapter and Chapters 43 (relating to lighting equipment) and 45 (relating to other required equipment) is to establish minimum standards for ...
  • § 4102.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this part shall have, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the meanings given to them in this ...
  • § 4103.  Promulgation of vehicle equipment standards.
    (a) General rule.--The department shall promulgate vehicle equipment standards for vehicles, equipment and devices required under this part. To the maximum extent possible, consistent with ...
  • § 4104.  Testing and approval of equipment.
    (a) Authority of department.--The department may require new vehicles and equipment to be tested and approved for compliance with the requirements of this part or ...
  • § 4105.  Revocation and renewal of certificates of approval.
    (a) Hearing to review approved devices.--When the department has reason to believe that an approved device being sold commercially does not comply with the requirements ...
  • § 4106.  Market surveillance program.
    (a) General rule.--The department shall maintain a continuing program of market surveillance to insure that any items of vehicle equipment offered for sale in this ...
  • § 4107.  Unlawful activities.
    (a) Violation of vehicle equipment standards.-- (1) It is unlawful for any person to sell, offer for sale, lease, install or replace, either separately or ...
  • § 4108.  Injunctive relief.
    (a) General rule.--Upon petition by the department, any court of competent jurisdiction in this Commonwealth may, for cause shown, restrain violations of this part or ...

  • Chapter 43. Lighting Equipment
  • § 4301.  Promulgation of regulations by department.
    The department shall promulgate regulations governing the number, visibility, color, size, type, construction, location and use of lamps, other lighting equipment and any retroreflective surfaces ...
  • § 4302.  Periods for requiring lighted lamps.
    (a) General rule.--The operator of a vehicle upon a highway shall display the lighted head lamps and other lamps and illuminating devices required under this ...
  • § 4303.  General lighting requirements.
    (a) Head lamps.--Every vehicle, except trailers, operated on a highway shall be equipped with a head lamp system in conformance with regulations of the department. ...
  • § 4304.  Obstructed lights not required.
    Whenever motor and other vehicles are operated in combination during the time that lights are required, any lamp (except a tail lamp) need not be ...
  • § 4305.  Vehicular hazard signal lamps.
    (a) General rule.--Simultaneous flashing of the two front and two rear signal lamps shall indicate a vehicular traffic hazard. The driver of a motor vehicle ...
  • § 4306.  Use of multiple-beam road lighting equipment.
    (a) Approaching an oncoming vehicle.--Whenever the driver of a vehicle approaches an oncoming vehicle within 500 feet, the driver shall use the low beam of ...
  • § 4307.  Use and display of illuminated signs.
    (a) General rule.--Except as otherwise provided in this section, no vehicle shall bear or display any illuminated signs, letters, numerals or figures of any kind ...
  • § 4308.  Lighted head lamps on school buses.
    Every school bus shall display lighted head lamps during the entire period that the school bus is in operation. (Dec. 11, 1986, P.L.1530, No.166, eff. ...
  • § 4309.  Lighted head lamps in work zones.
    (a) Lighted head lamps required.--Head lamps shall be lighted on every vehicle driving through a signed work zone. The department, local authorities or utilities, as ...
  • § 4310.  Motorcycle lighting.
    Auxiliary lighting may be added to a motorcycle to protect the driver, including blue dot illumination, standard bulb running lights and light-emitting diode (LED) pods ...

  • Chapter 45. Other Required Equipment
    Subchapter A. Brake Equipment
  • § 4501.  Promulgation of regulations by department.
    The department shall promulgate regulations governing the type, size, construction, location and use of brake equipment taking into consideration different requirements for different classes or ...
  • § 4502.  General requirements for braking systems.
    (a) Parking brakes.--Every vehicle or combination, except a motorcycle, operated on a highway shall be equipped with a parking brake system adequate to hold the ...

  • Subchapter B. Safety and Anti-pollution Equipment
  • § 4521.  Promulgation of regulations by department.
    The department shall promulgate regulations governing the number, size, color, type, construction, location and use of other equipment on vehicles consistent with but not limited ...
  • § 4522.  Effect of amendments to Federal regulations (Repealed).
    § 4522. Effect of amendments to Federal regulations (Repealed). 1985 Repeal Note. Section 4522 was repealed June 19, 1985, P.L.49, No.20, effective in 60 days. ...
  • § 4523.  Exhaust systems, mufflers and noise control.
    (a) Compliance with established sound levels.--Every motor vehicle operated on a highway shall be constructed, equipped, maintained and operated so as not to exceed the ...
  • § 4524.  Windshield obstructions and wipers.
    (a) Obstruction on front windshield.--No person shall drive any motor vehicle with any sign, poster or other nontransparent material upon the front windshield which materially ...
  • § 4525.  Tire equipment and traction surfaces.
    (a) General rule.--No vehicle shall be operated on the highway unless the vehicle is equipped with tires of a type, size and construction approved by ...
  • § 4526.  Safety glass.
    (a) Safety glass required.--It is unlawful to sell or to operate on any highway in this Commonwealth any vehicle manufactured or assembled after January 1, ...
  • § 4527.  Television equipment.
    (a) General rule.--No motor vehicle operated on a highway shall be equipped with television-type receiving equipment forward of the back of the driver's seat or ...
  • § 4528.  Fire extinguishers.
    Every vehicle towing a house trailer, every motor home and every motor vehicle with a mounted truck-camper shall be equipped with at least one fire ...
  • § 4529.  Slow moving vehicle emblem.
    (a) General rule.--All implements of husbandry, commercial implements of husbandry and special mobile equipment designed to operate at 25 miles per hour or less and ...
  • § 4530.  Portable emergency warning devices.
    (a) General rule.--Every truck, other than a truck registered as either a Class I or Class II having a gross weight of 7,000 pounds or ...
  • § 4531.  Emission control systems.
    (a) Compliance with established maximum levels.--No vehicle manufactured in compliance with the requirements of the Clean Air Act (77 Stat. 392, 42 U.S.C. § 1857), ...
  • § 4532.  Smoke control for diesel-powered motor vehicles.
    (a) Standards and inspection.--The department shall promulgate regulations for the control of smoke from diesel- powered motor vehicles prescribing standards, inspection procedures and inspection equipment. ...
  • § 4533.  Rear wheel shields.
    Every truck with a gross weight exceeding 11,000 pounds, trailer and truck tractor (without a semitrailer) driven on a highway shall be so constructed or ...
  • § 4534.  Rearview mirrors.
    No person shall operate a motor vehicle or combination on a highway unless the vehicle or combination is equipped with at least one mirror, or ...
  • § 4535.  Audible warning devices.
    (a) General rule.--Every motor vehicle operated on a highway shall be equipped with a horn or other audible warning device of a type approved in ...
  • § 4536.  Bumpers.
    No person shall operate any vehicle upon a highway without bumpers of a type specified by regulations of the department in both the front and ...
  • § 4537.  Device used to carry pedalcyles.
    § 4537. Device used to carry pedalcycles. Notwithstanding any other provision of this title to the contrary, a bus used for public transportation shall be ...

  • Subchapter C. Vehicles for Transportation of School Children
  • § 4551.  Safety regulations.
    (a) General rule.--All school buses and all other vehicles used in the transportation of school children, owned by or under contract with any school district ...
  • § 4552.  General requirements for school buses.
    (a) Color and identification.--Every school bus shall be of a uniform color scheme and labeled "School Bus" on both front and rear as provided by ...
  • § 4553.  General requirements for other vehicles transporting school children.
    § 4553. General requirements for other vehicles transporting school children. (a) Buses operated by urban mass transportation systems.-- (1) Buses, other than school buses, operated ...

  • Subchapter D. Equipment of Authorized and Emergency Vehicles
  • § 4571.  Visual and audible signals on emergency vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--Every emergency vehicle shall be equipped with one or more revolving or flashing red lights and an audible warning system. Spotlights with adjustable ...
  • § 4572.  Visual signals on authorized vehicles.
    (a) Flashing or revolving blue lights.--Ambulance personnel, volunteer firefighters, certified volunteer search and rescue organization members and owners and handlers of dogs used in tracking ...
  • § 4573.  Identification of certain vehicles.
    Any truck which is used commercially to tow other motor vehicles shall have the name of the business, or person, operating such truck displayed on ...

  • Subchapter E. Child Passenger Protection
  • § 4581.  Restraint systems.
    (a) Occupant protection.-- (1) Any person who is operating a passenger car, Class I truck, Class II truck, classic motor vehicle, antique motor vehicle or ...
  • § 4582.  Child Passenger Restraint Fund.
    A Child Passenger Restraint Fund is established in the General Fund as a special restricted receipts account hereby earmarked for and appropriated to the department. ...
  • § 4583.  Hospital information program.
    (a) Availability of restraint devices.--The hospital, in conjunction with the attending physician, shall provide the parents of any newborn child with any information regarding the ...
  • § 4584.  Oral hazard warning (Deleted by amendment).
    § 4584. Oral hazard warning (Deleted by amendment). 2004 Amendment. Section 4584 was deleted by amendment July 15, 2004, P.L.694, No.75, effective in 60 days. ...
  • § 4585.  Use of information or evidence of violation of subchapter.
    § 4585. Use of information or evidence of violation of subchapter. The requirements of this subchapter or evidence of a violation of this subchapter may ...
  • § 4586.  Civil immunity for child passenger safety technicians and lenders of child passenger restraint systems and booster seats.
    § 4586. Civil immunity for child passenger safety technicians and lenders of child passenger restraint systems and booster seats. (a) Technician immunity.--A child passenger safety ...

  • Chapter 47. Inspection of Vehicles
    Subchapter A. Inspection Requirements
  • § 4701.  Duty to comply with inspection laws.
    No owner or driver shall refuse to submit a vehicle or a mass transit vehicle to any inspection and test that is authorized or required ...
  • § 4702.  Requirement for periodic inspection of vehicles.
    (a) Annual safety inspection.--Except as provided in subsection (b), the department shall establish a system of annual safety inspection of vehicles, including emergency vehicles, farm ...
  • § 4702.1. Limited liability of inspection station or mechanic.
  • § 4703.  Operation of vehicle without official certificate of inspection.
    § 4703. Operation of vehicle without official certificate of inspection. (a) General rule.--Except as otherwise provided in this section, no motor vehicle required to bear ...
  • § 4704.  Inspection by police or Commonwealth personnel.
    (a) Authority to inspect.-- (1) Inspection in conjunction with vehicle weighing.-- (i) Any Pennsylvania State Police officer or qualified Commonwealth employee engaged in weighing vehicles ...
  • § 4705.  Inspection of vehicles for transportation of school children.
    § 4705. Inspection of vehicles for transportation of school children. (a) State Police inspection.--The owner of every school bus shall, in addition to any other ...
  • § 4706.  Prohibition on expenditures for emission inspection program.
    § 4706. Prohibition on expenditures for emission inspection program. (a) General rule.--Except as provided in subsection (b), neither the department nor any other department or ...
  • § 4706.1. Centralized emission inspection litigation settlement.
  • § 4707.  Consumer protection.
    The Secretary of Transportation and the Commissioner of State Police shall create a consumer protection program for the purpose of monitoring the vehicle emission inspection ...
  • § 4708.  Inspection of motorcycles.
    An annual system of inspections in accordance with section 4702 (relating to requirement for periodic inspection of vehicles) shall be established for motorcycles according to ...
  • § 4709.  Low-Emissions Vehicle Commission.
    (a) Establishment.--There is hereby established a Low- Emissions Vehicle Commission which shall consist of 13 members. The Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of Environmental Resources ...
  • § 4710.  Vehicle Emission System Inspection Program Advisory Committee.
    § 4710. Vehicle Emission System Inspection Program Advisory Committee. (a) Appointment, composition, etc.--A Vehicle Emission System Inspection Program Advisory Committee shall be appointed by the ...

  • Subchapter B. Official Inspection Stations
  • § 4721.  Appointment of official inspection stations.
    For the purpose of establishing a system of official inspection stations, the department shall issue certificates of appointment to privately owned facilities within this Commonwealth ...
  • § 4722.  Certificate of appointment.
    (a) Application and issuance.--Application for a certificate of appointment shall be made upon an official form. The certificate of appointment shall be issued only when ...
  • § 4723.  Certificate of appointment for inspecting fleet vehicles.
    § 4723. Certificate of appointment for inspecting fleet vehicles. The department may issue a certificate of appointment under the provisions of this chapter to any ...
  • § 4723.1. Certificate of appointment for enhanced vehicle safety
    inspection for reconstructed vehicle, modified

    or specially constructed inspection stations.

  • § 4724.  Suspension of certificates of appointment.
    (a) General rule.--The department shall supervise and inspect official inspection stations and may suspend the certificate of appointment issued to a station which it finds ...
  • § 4725.  Use of certificate of appointment at official inspection stations.
    § 4725. Use of certificate of appointment at official inspection stations. (a) General rule.--No person shall in any manner represent any place as an official ...
  • § 4726.  Certification of mechanics.
    (a) General rule.--No mechanic shall conduct motor vehicle inspections or mass transit vehicle inspections at an official inspection station unless certified as to training, qualifications ...
  • § 4727.  Issuance of certificate of inspection.
    (a) Requirements prior to inspection.--No vehicle, except a vehicle held by a dealer or manufacturer for which titling is not required or a mass transit ...
  • § 4728.  Display of certificate of inspection.
    The appropriate certificate of inspection shall be affixed to the vehicle or mass transit vehicle as specified in regulations adopted by the department. (June 18, ...
  • § 4729.  Removal of certificate of inspection.
    No certificate of inspection shall be removed from a vehicle or a mass transit vehicle for which the certificate was issued except to replace it ...
  • § 4730.  Violations of use of certificate of inspection.
    (a) General rule.--No person shall: (1) make, issue, transfer or possess any imitation or counterfeit of an official certificate of inspection; or (2) display or ...
  • § 4731.  Records of inspections and certificates issued.
    A record shall be made of every inspection and every certificate issued and the record shall be forwarded to the department in the manner and ...
  • § 4732.  Inspection Advisory Board.
    (a) Membership.--There shall be an Inspection Advisory Board consisting of 11 members appointed by the secretary. The board shall be composed of an authorized representative ...
  • § 4733.  Prohibited provision.
    (a) General rule.--It shall be unlawful for any agreement to contain a provision requiring the operation of a retail motor vehicle fuel station during those ...

  • Chapter 49. Size, Weight and Load
    Subchapter A. General Provisions
  • § 4901.  Scope and application of chapter.
    (a) General rule.--No vehicle, combination or load which has a size or weight exceeding the limitations provided in this chapter and no vehicle, combination or ...
  • § 4902.  Restrictions on use of highways and bridges.
    (a) Restrictions based on condition of highway or bridge.-- The Commonwealth and local authorities with respect to highways and bridges under their jurisdictions may prohibit ...
  • § 4903.  Securing loads in vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--No vehicle shall be driven or moved on any highway unless the vehicle is so constructed or loaded as to prevent any of ...
  • § 4904.  Limits on number of towed vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--No motor vehicle shall be operated upon a highway towing more than one other vehicle except as otherwise provided in this section. (b) ...
  • § 4905.  Safety requirements for towed vehicles.
    (a) Connecting devices and distances.--When one vehicle is towing another, the connection shall be of sufficient strength to pull all weight towed. The distance between ...
  • § 4906.  Fire apparatus.
    This chapter does not apply to fire apparatus being operated on the highway unless specifically provided otherwise. (Dec. 21, 1998, P.L.1126, No.151, eff. 60 days) ...
  • § 4907.  Penalty for violation of chapter.
    (a) General rule.--Any person violating any provision of this chapter for which a penalty is not otherwise provided commits a summary offense and shall, upon ...
  • § 4908.  Operation of certain combinations on interstate and certain other highways.
    § 4908. Operation of certain combinations on interstate and certain other highways. (a) General rule.--Combinations authorized by section 4904(e) (relating to limits on number of ...
  • § 4908.1. Operation of motor homes on interstate and certain
    other highways.

  • § 4909.  Transporting foodstuffs in vehicles used to transport waste.
    § 4909. Transporting foodstuffs in vehicles used to transport waste. (a) Offense defined.-- (1) A person commits a violation of this section if he transports ...

  • Subchapter B. Width, Height and Length
  • § 4921.  Width of vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--The total outside width of a vehicle, including any load, shall not exceed eight feet except as otherwise provided in this section. With ...
  • § 4922.  Height of vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--No vehicle, including any load, shall exceed a height of 13 feet 6 inches. This provision shall not be construed to require public ...
  • § 4923.  Length of vehicles.
    (a) Motor vehicles.-- (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), no motor vehicle, including any load and bumpers, shall exceed an overall length of 40 ...
  • § 4924.  Limitations on length of projecting loads.
    (a) General rule.--Subject to the provisions of this subchapter limiting the length of vehicles and loads, the load upon any vehicle or the load upon ...
  • § 4925.  Width of projecting loads on passenger vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--No passenger-type vehicle shall be operated on any highway with a load extending beyond the left side of the vehicle nor extending more ...

  • Subchapter C. Maximum Weights of Vehicles
  • § 4941.  Maximum gross weight of vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--No vehicle shall, when operated upon a highway, have a gross weight exceeding 80,000 pounds, and no combination driven upon a highway shall ...
  • § 4942.  Registered gross weight.
    (a) Single vehicle limits.--No vehicle registered as a truck, a combination or a trailer shall be operated with a gross weight in excess of its ...
  • § 4943.  Maximum axle weight of vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--No vehicle or combination driven upon a highway shall have a weight upon any axle in excess of the lesser of the manufacturer's ...
  • § 4944.  Maximum wheel load.
    No motor vehicle or combination shall, when operated upon a highway, have a weight upon any one wheel in excess of 800 pounds for each ...
  • § 4945.  Penalties for exceeding maximum weights.
    (a) Gross weight violations.-- (1) Any person driving a vehicle or combination upon a highway exceeding the maximum gross weight allowed by section 4941 (relating ...
  • § 4946.  Impoundment of vehicles for nonpayment of overweight fines (Repealed).
    § 4946. Impoundment of vehicles for nonpayment of overweight fines (Repealed). 1985 Repeal Note. Section 4946 was repealed June 19, 1985, P.L.49, No.20, effective in ...
  • § 4947.  Disposition of impounded vehicles and loads (Repealed).
    § 4947. Disposition of impounded vehicles and loads (Repealed). 1985 Repeal Note. Section 4947 was repealed June 19, 1985, P.L.49, No.20, effective in 60 days. ...
  • § 4948.  Maximum weight and seating capacity of buses.
    (a) Gross, axle and wheel weights.--No bus shall be operated upon any highway with a gross weight in excess of 73,280 pounds, or with a ...
  • § 4949.  Application to tow trucks.
    The weight restrictions set forth in this subchapter do not apply to a combination consisting of any tow truck towing a disabled motor vehicle to ...

  • Subchapter D. Special Permits for Excessive Size and Weight
  • § 4961.  Authority to issue permits.
    (a) General rule.--The department and local authorities with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions may, upon application in writing showing good cause, issue special ...
  • § 4962.  Conditions of permits and security for damages.
    (a) General rule.--Permits may be conditioned by limiting the number of trips or by establishing seasonal or other time limitations or geographic limitations including limitations ...
  • § 4963.  Exemptions for vehicles used in State highway construction or maintenance.
    § 4963. Exemptions for vehicles used in State highway construction or maintenance. When operating within the established construction or maintenance project limits as specified in ...
  • § 4964.  Oral authorization following emergency or accident.
    In the event of an emergency or accident affecting the public safety or convenience, the department and local authorities may orally authorize the operation or ...
  • § 4965.  Single permits for multiple highway crossings.
    A single permit may be issued for a number of movements across the highway at specified locations within a fixed period of time of vehicles ...
  • § 4966.  Permit for movement of quarry equipment.
    An annual permit may be issued for the movement of a piece of quarry equipment or machinery exceeding the maximum size or weight specified in ...
  • § 4967.  Permit for movement of implements of husbandry (Repealed).
    § 4967. Permit for movement of implements of husbandry (Repealed). 1979 Repeal Note. Section 4967 was repealed July 20, 1979, P.L.168, No.55, effective immediately. ...
  • § 4968.  Permit for movement during course of manufacture.
    (a) Annual permit.--An annual permit may be issued authorizing movement on specified highways of boats, trailers, mobile homes, modular housing units and undercarriages, helicopters, hot ...
  • § 4969.  Permit for movement of vehicles with oversize wheels and tires (Repealed).
    § 4969. Permit for movement of vehicles with oversize wheels and tires (Repealed). 1993 Repeal Note. Section 4969 was repealed May 20, 1993, P.L.30, No.10, ...
  • § 4970.  Permit for movement of construction equipment.
    (a) Utility construction equipment.--A permit may be issued for the duration of a single construction project, but not exceeding one year, authorizing a public utility ...
  • § 4971.  Permit for operation of chemical and fertilizer vehicles (Deleted by amendment).
    § 4971. Permit for operation of chemical and fertilizer vehicles (Deleted by amendment). 1992 Amendment. Section 4971 was deleted by amendment December 18, 1992, P.L.1411, ...
  • § 4972.  Permits for migrant farm vehicles (Repealed).
    § 4972. Permits for migrant farm vehicles (Repealed). 1993 Repeal Note. Section 4972 was repealed May 20, 1993, P.L.30, No.10, effective in 60 days. ...
  • § 4973.  Permits for movement of a mobile home or a modular housing unit and modular housing undercarriage.
    § 4973. Permits for movement of a mobile home or a modular housing unit and modular housing undercarriage. (a) General rule.--A permit may be issued ...
  • § 4974.  Permit for movement of containerized cargo.
    (a) General rule.--An annual permit may be issued authorizing the movement on highways of containerized cargo which exceeds the maximum vehicle gross or maximum axle ...
  • § 4975.  Permit for movement of special mobile equipment.
    An annual permit may be issued authorizing the hauling or towing of a piece of special mobile equipment which does not exceed nine feet two ...
  • § 4976.  Permit for movement of domestic animal feed and whole or unprocessed grain.
    § 4976. Permit for movement of domestic animal feed and whole or unprocessed grain. An annual permit may be issued authorizing the movement on highways ...
  • § 4976.1. Permit for movement of live domestic animals.
  • § 4977.  Permit for movement of wooden structures.
    An annual permit may be issued for the movement on highways of certain wooden structures which exceed the maximum length, width and height specified in ...
  • § 4978.  Permit for movement of building structural components.
    A permit may be issued for the duration of a single building construction project, but not exceeding one year, authorizing the movement upon specified highways ...
  • § 4979.  Permit for movement of particleboard or fiberboard used in the manufacture of ready-to-assemble furniture.
    § 4979. Permit for movement of particleboard or fiberboard used in the manufacture of ready-to-assemble furniture. An annual permit may be issued authorizing the movement ...
  • § 4979.1. Permit for movement of bulk refined oil.
    § 4979.2. Permit for movement of waste coal, beneficial
    combustion ash or limestone.

    § 4979.3. Permit for movement of float glass or flat glass for
    use in construction and other end uses.

    § 4979.4. Permit for movement of self-propelled cranes.
    Subchapter E. Measuring and Adjusting Vehicle Size and
    Weight
  • § 4981.  Weighing and measurement of vehicles.
    (a) Authority of police officers and qualified department employees.--A police officer or qualified department employee is authorized to require the driver of a vehicle or ...
  • § 4982.  Reducing or readjusting loads of vehicles.
    (a) Violation of weight limitations.--If the gross weight or the weight upon any wheel, tire, axle or group of axles of a vehicle or combination ...
  • § 4983.  Penalty for failure to obey police officer (Repealed).
    § 4983. Penalty for failure to obey police officer (Repealed). 1985 Repeal Note. Section 4983 was repealed June 19, 1985, P.L.49, No.20, effective in 60 ...

  • PART V. ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
    Chapter 61. Powers of Department and Local Authorities
    Subchapter A. General Provisions
  • § 6101.  Applicability and uniformity of title.
    The provisions of this title shall be applicable and uniform throughout this Commonwealth and in all political subdivisions in this Commonwealth, and no local authority ...
  • § 6102.  Powers and duties of department and local authorities.
    (a) Department.--The department is charged with the duty of administering the provisions of this title and of all laws the administration of which is now ...
  • § 6103.  Promulgation of rules and regulations by department.
    (a) General rule.--In addition to the specific powers granted to the department by this title to promulgate rules and regulations, the department shall have the ...
  • § 6103.1. Exemption from additional requirements for highway
    occupancy permits for agricultural purposes.

  • § 6104.  Administrative duties of department.
    (a) Forms.--The department shall prescribe and provide suitable forms of applications, certificates of title, registration cards, drivers' licenses and all other forms requisite or deemed ...
  • § 6105.  Department to prescribe traffic and engineering investigations.
    § 6105. Department to prescribe traffic and engineering investigations. The department may establish by regulation the manner in which traffic and engineering investigations shall be ...
  • § 6105.1. Designation of highway safety corridors.
  • § 6106.  Designation of emergency vehicles by Pennsylvania State Police.
    § 6106. Designation of emergency vehicles by Pennsylvania State Police. (a) General rule.--The Pennsylvania State Police may designate any vehicle or group of vehicles as ...
  • § 6107.  Designation of authorized vehicles by department.
    The department may designate any vehicle or group of vehicles as authorized vehicles upon a finding that the vehicle is used in the performance of ...
  • § 6108.  Power of Governor during emergency.
    (a) General rule.--In the event of a declared National, State or local emergency when the Governor of this Commonwealth has made a specific determination that ...
  • § 6109.  Specific powers of department and local authorities.
    (a) Enumeration of police powers.--The provisions of this title shall not be deemed to prevent the department on State- designated highways and local authorities on ...
  • § 6110.  Regulation of traffic on Pennsylvania Turnpike.
    (a) General rule.--The provisions of this title apply upon any turnpike or highway under the supervision and control of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission unless specifically ...
  • § 6111.  Regulation of traffic on bridges under authority of interstate commissions.
    § 6111. Regulation of traffic on bridges under authority of interstate commissions. (a) General rule.--The provisions of this title apply to any bridge under the ...
  • § 6112.  Removal of traffic hazards by property owner.
    (a) General rule.--It is the duty of the owner of real property to remove from the property any tree, plant, shrub or other similar obstruction, ...
  • § 6113.  Control of public travel on private property by owner.
    (a) General rule.--Nothing in this title shall be construed to prevent the owner of real property used by the public for purposes of vehicular travel ...
  • § 6114.  Limitation on sale, publication and disclosure of records.
    § 6114. Limitation on sale, publication and disclosure of records. (a) Offenses defined.--It is unlawful for: (1) Any police officer, or any officer, employee or ...
  • § 6115.  Emergency telephones along Pennsylvania Turnpike.
    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission shall provide for the installation and maintenance of an emergency telephone along every two miles on both sides of the highway ...
  • § 6116.  Payment by credit or debit card.
    Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, the department is authorized to accept payment of a fee by a credit or debit card, even though ...
  • § 6117.  Authority of qualified employees of department and Department of Revenue.
    § 6117. Authority of qualified employees of department and Department of Revenue. Employees of the department, the Department of Revenue and the Pennsylvania Public Utility ...

  • Subchapter B. Traffic-control Devices
  • § 6121.  Uniform system of traffic-control devices.
    The department shall publish a manual for a uniform system of traffic-control devices consistent with the provisions of this title for use upon highways within ...
  • § 6122.  Authority to erect traffic-control devices.
    (a) General rule.--The department on State-designated highways and local authorities on any highway within their boundaries may erect official traffic-control devices, which shall be installed ...
  • § 6123.  Erection of traffic-control devices while working.
    (a) General rule.--Any person performing any work on or near the roadway which may create hazards shall erect traffic-control devices in accordance with the rules ...
  • § 6123.1. Mandatory traffic-control devices in highway work
    zones.

  • § 6124.  Erection of traffic-control devices at intersections.
    The department on State-designated highways, including intersections with local highways, and local authorities on intersections of highways under their jurisdiction may erect and maintain stop ...
  • § 6125.  Display of unauthorized signs, signals or markings.
    (a) General rule.--No person shall place, maintain or display upon or in view of any highway any unauthorized sign, signal, marking or device which purports ...
  • § 6126.  Interference with devices, signs or signals.
    (a) General rule.--No person shall, without lawful authority, attempt to or in fact, alter, twist, obstruct, deface, injure, knock down, remove or interfere with the ...
  • § 6127.  Dealing in nonconforming traffic-control devices.
    (a) General rule.--It is unlawful for any person to manufacture, sell, offer for sale or to lease for use on the highway any traffic-control device ...
  • § 6128.  Dealing in official traffic-control devices or bridge parts.
    § 6128. Dealing in official traffic-control devices or bridge parts. (a) General rule.--A person commits a summary offense if he knowingly purchases, sells or offers ...
  • § 6129.  Maintenance of pedestrian crosswalks in school zones.
    The department may paint and maintain pedestrian crosswalks located within school zones on State-designated highways. (June 25, 2001, P.L.701, No.68, eff. 60 days) 2001 Amendment. ...

  • Subchapter C. Reciprocity
  • § 6141.  Declaration of policy.
    It is the policy of this Commonwealth to promote and encourage the fullest possible use of its highway system by authorizing the making and execution ...
  • § 6142.  Reciprocity agreements, arrangements and declarations authorized.
    § 6142. Reciprocity agreements, arrangements and declarations authorized. The secretary may execute or make agreements, arrangements and declarations to carry out the provisions of this ...
  • § 6143.  Benefits, privileges and exemptions from taxes and fees.
    § 6143. Benefits, privileges and exemptions from taxes and fees. The secretary may enter into an agreement or arrangement with the duly authorized representatives of ...
  • § 6144.  Vehicle registration and licensing.
    An agreement or arrangement entered into, or a declaration issued, under this subchapter may contain provisions authorizing the registration or licensing in another jurisdiction of ...
  • § 6145.  Proportional registration of fleet vehicles.
    If any jurisdiction permits or requires the licensing of fleets of vehicles in interstate or combined interstate and intrastate commerce and payment of registration fees, ...
  • § 6146.  Enforcement agreements.
    The secretary may enter into agreements relating to enforcement of this title, including, but not limited to: (1) the Driver License Compact and any other ...
  • § 6146.1. Multijurisdictional permit agreement.
  • § 6147.  Declaration of reciprocity in absence of agreement.
    In the absence of an agreement or arrangement with another jurisdiction, the secretary may examine the laws and requirements of such jurisdiction and declare the ...
  • § 6148.  Applicability to leased vehicles.
    An agreement or arrangement entered into, or a declaration issued, under the authority of this subchapter may contain provisions under which a leased vehicle properly ...
  • § 6149.  Automatic reciprocity.
    If no agreement, arrangement or declaration is in effect with respect to another jurisdiction as authorized by this subchapter, any vehicle properly registered or licensed ...
  • § 6150.  Proportional registration not exclusive.
    Nothing contained in this subchapter relating to proportional registration of fleet vehicles shall be construed as requiring any vehicle to be proportionally registered if the ...
  • § 6151.  Suspension of reciprocity benefits.
    Agreements, arrangements or declarations made under authority of this subchapter may include provisions authorizing the department to suspend or cancel the exemptions, benefits or privileges ...
  • § 6152.  Form, publication and distribution of documents.
    All agreements, arrangements and declarations, and amendments thereto, shall be in writing and shall be published in compliance with Part II of Title 45 (relating ...
  • § 6153.  Existing reciprocity agreements unaffected.
    All reciprocity and proportional registration agreements, arrangements and declarations relating to vehicles, in force and effect at the time this subchapter becomes effective, shall continue ...
  • § 6154.  Nonreciprocity of operational limitations.
    If any other state with which the department has entered into a reciprocity agreement, including the International Registration Plan, imposes an operational limitation, burden or ...

  • Chapter 63. Enforcement
    Subchapter A. General Provisions
  • § 6301.  Prosecutions under local ordinances superseded by title.
    CHAPTER 63 ENFORCEMENT Subchapter A. General Provisions B. Records of Traffic Cases C. Pursuit of Vehicles Enactment. Chapter 63 was added June 17, 1976, P.L.162, ...
  • § 6302.  Time limitations.
    A prosecution for any offense under this title must be commenced within the period limited by Chapter 55 of Title 42 (relating to limitation of ...
  • § 6303.  Rights and liabilities of minors.
    (a) General rule.--Except as provided in subsection (b), any person over the age of 16 years charged with the violation of any provisions of this ...
  • § 6304.  Authority to arrest without warrant.
    (a) Pennsylvania State Police.--A member of the Pennsylvania State Police who is in uniform may arrest without a warrant any person who violates any provision ...
  • § 6305.  Arrest of nonresident.
    (a) General rule.--Upon arrest of a nonresident for any violation of this title, a police officer shall escort the defendant to the appropriate issuing authority ...
  • § 6306.  Costs for summary offenses.
    (a) General rule.--Except as provided in subsection (c), costs for summary offenses shall be established by general rule pursuant to Chapter 17 of Title 42 ...
  • § 6307.  Liability for costs not paid by defendant.
    In any case of prosecution under the provisions of this title in which the defendant is found not guilty or for any other reason costs ...
  • § 6308.  Investigation by police officers.
    (a) Duty of operator or pedestrian.--The operator of any vehicle or any pedestrian reasonably believed to have violated any provision of this title shall stop ...
  • § 6308.1. Payment to police or sheriff's office of one-half of
    reinstatement fee.

  • § 6309.  Impoundment for nonpayment of fines; vehicles or combinations with a gross vehicle weight rating of 17,001 pounds or more.
    § 6309. Impoundment for nonpayment of fines; vehicles or combinations with a gross vehicle weight rating of 17,001 pounds or more. (a) General rule.--Upon imposition ...
  • § 6309.1. Impoundment for nonpayment of fines; vehicles or
    combinations with a gross vehicle weight rating of

    17,000 pounds or less.

    § 6309.2. Immobilization, towing and storage of vehicle for
    driving without operating privileges or registration.

  • § 6310.  Disposition of impounded vehicles, combinations and loads.
    § 6310. Disposition of impounded vehicles, combinations and loads. (a) Rights of owner of load.--The title to the load on an impounded vehicle or combination ...
  • § 6311.  Enforcement authority.
    If a driver fails or refuses to comply with the requirements of a police officer or qualified Commonwealth employee given pursuant to this title, the ...
  • § 6312.  Liquor or malt or brewed beverages.
    (a) General rule.--In an action or proceeding under this title or as provided in subsection (b) in which a material element of the offense is ...
  • § 6313.  Enforcement of summary offenses in State park and forest lands.
    § 6313. Enforcement of summary offenses in State park and forest lands. (a) General rule.--Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, individuals appointed and ...

  • Subchapter B. Records of Traffic Cases
  • § 6321.  Records of issuing authorities.
    Every issuing authority shall conform to such procedures and standards with respect to records of proceedings arising under this title as may be prescribed pursuant ...
  • § 6322.  Reports by issuing authorities.
    (a) General rule.--Subject to any inconsistent procedures and standards relating to reports and transmission of funds prescribed pursuant to Title 42 (relating to judiciary and ...
  • § 6323.  Reports by courts.
    Subject to any inconsistent procedures and standards relating to reports and transmission of funds prescribed pursuant to Title 42 (relating to judiciary and judicial procedure): ...
  • § 6324.  Failure to comply with provisions of subchapter.
    (a) General rule.--Failure, refusal or neglect of any issuing authority or clerk of court to comply with any of the requirements of this subchapter is ...
  • § 6325.  Department records.
    The department shall file all reports and records received under the provisions of this subchapter and shall maintain suitable records or facsimiles of the records. ...
  • § 6326.  Traffic citation forms (Repealed).
    § 6326. Traffic citation forms (Repealed). 1976 Repeal Note. Section 6326 was repealed December 2, 1976, P.L.1238, No.275, eff. imd. ...
  • § 6327.  Inspection of records.
    The records of the issuing authority, department and each police department required under this subchapter shall be open for inspection by any police officer or ...
  • § 6328.  Admissibility of department records.
    The department may send to any authorized user by electronic transmission any certification of record or abstract of records maintained by the department. Permissible uses ...

  • Subchapter C. Pursuit of Vehicles
  • § 6341.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this subchapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates ...
  • § 6342.  Written policies required.
    (a) General rule.--Each police department shall develop and implement a written emergency vehicle response policy governing the procedures under which a police officer should initiate, ...
  • § 6343.  Pursuit records.
    (a) General rule.--All police departments shall maintain records of all motor vehicle pursuits. (b) Procedure.--The commissioner, in consultation with the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association ...
  • § 6344.  Pennsylvania State Police report.
    (a) Annual report.--The Pennsylvania State Police shall compile pursuit data sent to it by individual police departments on an annual basis. The Pennsylvania State Police ...
  • § 6345.  Liability.
    This subchapter does not increase the liability nor decrease the protection afforded municipalities and their employees under 42 Pa.C.S. Ch. 85 Subch. C (relating to ...

  • Chapter 65. Penalties and Disposition of Fines
  • § 6501.  Definition of conviction.
    (a) General rule.--For the purposes of this title a conviction includes a plea of guilty, a plea of nolo contendere, a finding of guilty by ...
  • § 6502.  Summary offenses.
    (a) Violations of this title.--It is a summary offense for any person to violate any of the provisions of this title unless the violation is ...
  • § 6503.  Subsequent convictions of certain offenses.
    (a) General offenses.--Every person convicted of a second or subsequent violation of any of the following provisions shall be sentenced to pay a fine of ...
  • § 6503.1. Habitual offenders.
  • § 6504.  Inability to pay fine and costs.
    (a) Order for installment payments.--Upon plea and proof that a person is unable to pay any fine and costs imposed under this title, a court ...
  • § 6505.  Disposition of fines and forfeitures (Repealed).
    § 6505. Disposition of fines and forfeitures (Repealed). 1978 Repeal Note. Section 6505 was repealed April 28, 1978, P.L.202, No.53, effective in 60 days. ...
  • § 6506.  Surcharge.
    (a) Levy and imposition.--In addition to any fines, fees or penalties levied or imposed as provided by law, under this title or any other statute, ...
  • § 6507.  Levy and imposition of surcharge in cities of the first class.
    § 6507. Levy and imposition of surcharge in cities of the first class. In addition to any fines, fees or penalties levied or imposed as ...

  • Chapter 67. Service of Process on Nonresidents (Repealed)
    § 6701 - § 6705 (Repealed).
    PART VI. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
    Chapter 71. Vehicle Theft and Related Provisions
    Subchapter A. Identification Number
  • § 7101.  Requirement for identification number.
    Every vehicle other than a pedalcycle shall contain a vehicle identification number which shall be placed upon or incorporated into the vehicle in such manner ...
  • § 7102.  Removal or falsification of identification number (Repealed).
    § 7102. Removal or falsification of identification number (Repealed). 1998 Repeal Note. Section 7102 was repealed December 21, 1998, P.L.1086, No.145, effective in 60 days. ...
  • § 7103.  Dealing in vehicles with removed or falsified numbers (Repealed).
    § 7103. Dealing in vehicles with removed or falsified numbers (Repealed). 1998 Repeal Note. Section 7103 was repealed December 21, 1998, P.L.1086, No.145, effective in ...
  • § 7104.  State replacement vehicle identification number plate.
    (a) General rule.--No vehicle on which the vehicle identification number has been removed or falsified shall be titled or registered without a special permit from ...
  • § 7105.  Seizure of vehicles with removed or falsified numbers.
    (a) Duty of police.--Every police officer having knowledge of a vehicle on which the vehicle identification number has been removed or falsified shall immediately seize ...

  • Subchapter B. Stolen Vehicles
  • § 7111.  Dealing in titles and plates for stolen vehicles.
    A person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree if the person with fraudulent intent procures or attempts to procure a certificate of ...
  • § 7112.  False report of theft or conversion of vehicle.
    A person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree if the person knowingly makes a false report of the theft or conversion of ...
  • § 7113.  Reporting stolen and recovered vehicles.
    (a) Stolen vehicle.--Every police department or police office, having knowledge of a stolen vehicle, shall immediately furnish the State Police with full information about the ...
  • § 7114.  Records of stolen vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--The department shall, upon receiving a report of the theft of a vehicle, make an entry onto the vehicle's record that it has ...
  • § 7115.  Application for certificate of title of a stolen vehicle.
    § 7115. Application for certificate of title of a stolen vehicle. Upon receipt of an application for a certificate of title of a stolen vehicle, ...
  • § 7116.  Fraudulent removal of vehicle from garage.
    No person shall remove or cause to be removed, by any false pretension or with intent to defraud, any vehicle that has been placed in ...

  • Subchapter C. Misuse of Documents and Plates
  • § 7121.  False application for certificate of title or registration.
    SUBCHAPTER C MISUSE OF DOCUMENTS AND PLATES Sec. 7121. False application for certificate of title or registration. 7122. Altered, forged or counterfeit documents and plates. ...
  • § 7122.  Altered, forged or counterfeit documents and plates.
    A person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree if the person, with fraudulent intent: (1) alters, forges or counterfeits a certificate of ...
  • § 7123.  Sale or purchase of certificate or other document.
    It is unlawful to purchase or sell a certificate or any other document issued by the department. Police officers or department representatives may confiscate the ...
  • § 7124.  Fraudulent use or removal of registration plate.
    A person who either removes a registration plate from a vehicle or affixes to a vehicle a registration plate not authorized by law for use ...

  • Subchapter D. Tampering with Odometers
  • § 7131.  Legislative findings and definitions.
    (a) Legislative findings.--The General Assembly finds as follows: (1) Purchasers, when buying motor vehicles, rely heavily on the odometer reading of a motor vehicle as ...
  • § 7132.  Prohibited activities relating to odometers.
    (a) Devices causing improper odometer reading.--No person shall advertise for sale, sell, use or install, or cause to be installed, any device which causes an ...
  • § 7133.  Permissible activities relating to odometers.
    (a) General rule.--Nothing in this subchapter prevents the service, repair or replacement of an odometer if the mileage indicated remains the same as before the ...
  • § 7134.  Odometer disclosure requirements.
    (a) Odometer mileage statement.--Prior to or simultaneously with the execution of any ownership transfer document relating to a motor vehicle, each transferor of a motor ...
  • § 7135.  Odometer mileage statement retention.
    (a) General rule.--Each dealer or motor vehicle auction company who is required by this subchapter to execute or receive an odometer mileage statement shall retain ...
  • § 7136.  Conspiracy to violate odometer requirements.
    No person shall conspire with any other person to violate section 7132 (relating to prohibited activities relating to odometers), 7133 (relating to permissible activities relating ...
  • § 7137.  Violation of Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law.
    § 7137. Violation of Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law. A violation of any provision of this subchapter or regulation promulgated thereunder constitutes "unfair ...
  • § 7138.  Civil liability.
    (a) General rule.--A person who, with intent to defraud, violates any requirement imposed under this subchapter shall be liable in an amount equal to the ...
  • § 7139.  Penalties.
    (a) Criminal penalty.--A person who knowingly and willfully commits any act or causes to be done any act that violates any provision of this subchapter ...

  • Chapter 72. Alternative Fuels (Repealed)
    § 7201 - § 7205 (Repealed).
    Chapter 73. Abandoned Vehicles and Cargos
    Subchapter A. Abandoned Vehicles and Salvors
  • § 7301.  Authorization of salvors.
    (a) General rule.--The department shall authorize and shall issue a certificate of authorization to every salvor that complies with the requirements of this chapter and ...
  • § 7302.  Certificate of authorization.
    (a) Application and issuance.--Application for a certificate of authorization shall be made on a form prescribed by the department. The department shall investigate the qualifications ...
  • § 7303.  Suspension of authorization.
    (a) General rule.--The department shall supervise salvors and, after providing an opportunity for a hearing, shall suspend the authorization of any salvor which the department ...
  • § 7303.1. Duty of police and salvors.
  • § 7304.  Reports to department of possession of abandoned vehicles.
    § 7304. Reports to department of possession of abandoned vehicles. Any salvor taking possession of an abandoned vehicle pursuant to section 7303.1 (relating to duty ...
  • § 7304.1. Reports and removal of abandoned vehicles within the
    boundaries of a city of the first class or second class.

  • § 7305.  Notice to owner and lienholders of abandoned vehicles.
    (a) General rule.--The department upon receipt of an abandoned vehicle information report shall notify by certified mail, return receipt requested, the last known registered owner ...
  • § 7306.  Payment of costs upon reclaiming vehicle.
    In the event the owner or lienholder of an abandoned vehicle reclaims the vehicle, the reclaiming party shall pay the costs for towing and storage ...
  • § 7307.  Authorization for disposal of unclaimed vehicles.
    The department shall, after the expiration of 30 days from the date of notice sent by certified mail to the registered owner and all lienholders ...
  • § 7308.  Public sale of unclaimed vehicles with value.
    (a) General rule.--If an abandoned vehicle having value has not been reclaimed as provided in this chapter, the vehicle shall be sold at a public ...
  • § 7309.  Processing of nonrepairable or salvage vehicles.
    (a) Application for certificate of salvage.--If an abandoned vehicle is a salvage or nonrepairable vehicle as deemed by a police officer and salvor, the salvor ...
  • § 7310.  Removal of abandoned or presumed abandoned vehicles from roadway.
    § 7310. Removal of abandoned or presumed abandoned vehicles from roadway. (a) General rule.--Police officers may immediately remove or direct removal of any vehicle abandoned ...
  • § 7311.  Reports by garage keepers of abandoned vehicles.
    The person in charge of any garage or repair shop in which a vehicle of unknown ownership has been left for a period of 15 ...
  • § 7311.1. Reports by private property owners of abandoned
    vehicles.

    § 7311.2. Salvors to remove abandoned vehicles in good faith.
  • § 7312.  Penalty for violation of chapter.
    (a) Fines and imprisonment.--Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a summary offense, punishable: (1) For a first offense, ...

  • Subchapter B. Watercraft Trailer Forfeiture
  • § 7321.  Scope of subchapter and legislative intent.
    (a) General rule.--This subchapter covers forfeitures of watercraft trailers left in the possession of watercraft trailer dealers. (b) Legislative intent.--It is the intent of the ...
  • § 7322.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this subchapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates ...
  • § 7323.  Liens.
    A watercraft trailer dealer shall have a lien, dependent upon possession, on a watercraft trailer for the balance due the watercraft trailer dealer for any ...
  • § 7324.  Notification by watercraft trailer dealer.
    (a) General rule.--If a customer does not claim possession of a watercraft trailer within 30 days of the terminal date, a watercraft trailer dealer may ...
  • § 7325.  Responsibility of department.
    (a) General rule.--Upon receipt of the notice specified in section 7324 (relating to notification by watercraft trailer dealer), the department shall send by certified mail, ...
  • § 7326.  Publication.
    (a) General rule.--At any time after the date the watercraft trailer dealer receives notice from the department pursuant to section 7325 (relating to responsibility of ...
  • § 7327.  Redemption.
    (a) Notice.--Upon request of the customer, any lienholder or the owner of a watercraft trailer, the watercraft trailer dealer shall provide the amount necessary under ...
  • § 7328.  Forfeiture.
    A watercraft trailer that is not redeemed within 30 days of the second publication under 75 Pa.C.S. § 7326 (relating to publication) is deemed forfeited ...
  • § 7329.  Rights acquired by good faith purchaser.
    A purchaser in good faith of a watercraft trailer sold by a watercraft trailer dealer after forfeiture under this subchapter takes the watercraft trailer free ...
  • § 7330.  Other remedies.
    The provisions of this subchapter are in addition to any and all other remedies available to a watercraft trailer dealer. This subchapter shall not foreclose ...
  • § 7331.  Construction.
    Nothing in this subchapter shall be construed to authorize a watercraft trailer dealer to transfer any right, title or interest in a watercraft trailer in ...

  • Chapter 75. Messenger Service
  • § 7501.  Authorization of messenger and agent services.
    (a) General rule.--The department shall enter into contracts for messenger and agent services. (b) Unauthorized operation prohibited.--No person shall operate a messenger or agent service ...
  • § 7502.  Certificate of authorization (Deleted by amendment).
    § 7502. Certificate of authorization (Deleted by amendment). 2002 Amendment. Section 7502 was deleted by amendment December 9, 2002, P.L.1278, No.152, effective in six months. ...
  • § 7502.1. Supersession.
  • § 7503.  Suspension of authorization (Deleted by amendment).
    § 7503. Suspension of authorization (Deleted by amendment). 2002 Amendment. Section 7503 was deleted by amendment December 9, 2002, P.L.1278, No.152, effective in two years. ...
  • § 7503.1. Bond required.
  • § 7504.  Place of business (Deleted by amendment).
    § 7504. Place of business (Deleted by amendment). 2002 Amendment. Section 7504 was deleted by amendment December 9, 2002, P.L.1278, No.152, effective in two years. ...
  • § 7504.1. Agent duties and responsibilities.
  • § 7505.  Transaction of business with department.
    The department may designate those locations, facilities and hours of operation at which messenger or agent services may transact business with the department. Every messenger ...
  • § 7506.  Violations and penalties.
    A person violating any provision of this chapter or the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder for which a specific penalty is not provided is guilty ...
  • § 7507.  Certified checks may be required.
    The department may, in its discretion, require certified checks, postal or other money orders or cash from a messenger or agent service after a default ...
  • § 7508.  Nonperformance.
    (a) Nonperformance factors.--It shall not be a breach of contract by a messenger or agent service if the department determines that the failure to timely ...
  • § 7509.  Messenger and Agent Advisory Committee.
    (a) Purpose.--The Messenger and Agent Advisory Committee, consisting of 13 members, shall be created by the department to develop contract language and propose regulations governing ...

  • Chapter 77. Snowmobiles and All-Terrain Vehicles
    Subchapter A. General Provisions
  • § 7701.  Short title of chapter.
    This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Snowmobile and All-Terrain Vehicle Law. (July 11, 1985, P.L.220, No.56, eff. 60 days) ...
  • § 7702.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the meanings given to them in this ...
  • § 7703.  Applicability of chapter.
    This chapter does not apply to law enforcement officers while engaged in the performance of their official duties. ...
  • § 7704.  Rules and regulations.
    The department may promulgate such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter. ...
  • § 7705.  Records and reports.
    The provisions of Subchapter B of Chapter 63 (relating to records of traffic cases) relating to records and reports shall be applicable to proceedings under ...
  • § 7706.  Restricted account.
    (a) Deposit and use of moneys.-- (1) The department shall deposit the following into a restricted account, which is hereby established: (i) all moneys received ...

  • Subchapter B. Certificates of Title and Registration
  • § 7711.  Registration of dealers.
    (a) General rule.--A person who is in the business of selling snowmobiles or ATV's in this Commonwealth shall register with the department as a dealer. ...
  • § 7711.1. Registration of snowmobile or ATV.
    § 7711.2. Limited registration of snowmobile or ATV.
  • § 7712.  Registration of snowmobiles and registration and issuance of certificates of title for ATV's (Repealed).
    § 7712. Registration of snowmobiles and registration and issuance of certificates of title for ATV's (Repealed). 2001 Repeal Note. Section 7712 was repealed June 25, ...
  • § 7712.1. Certificate of title for snowmobile or ATV.
    § 7712.2. Transfer to or from dealer.
    § 7712.3. Transfer of snowmobile or ATV by operation of law.
    § 7712.4. Correction of certificate of title.
    § 7712.5. Issuance of new certificate following transfer.
    § 7712.6. Suspension and cancellation of certificate of title.
    § 7712.7. Application for certificate of title by agent.
    § 7712.8. Perfection of security interest in a snowmobile or
    ATV.

    § 7712.9. Satisfaction of security interest.
    § 7712.10. Release of security interest.
    § 7712.11. Effectiveness of security interests.
    § 7712.12. Assignment by secured party of security interest.
    § 7712.13. Exemptions.
  • § 7713.  Certificates of registration and decals (Repealed).
    § 7713. Certificates of registration and decals (Repealed). 2001 Repeal Note. Section 7713 was repealed June 25, 2001, P.L.701, No.68, effective in 120 days. ...
  • § 7714.  Exemptions from registration (Repealed).
    § 7714. Exemptions from registration (Repealed). 2001 Repeal Note. Section 7714 was repealed June 25, 2001, P.L.701, No.68, effective in 120 days. ...
  • § 7715.  Reciprocity (Repealed).
    § 7715. Reciprocity (Repealed). 2001 Repeal Note. Section 7715 was repealed June 25, 2001, P.L.701, No.68, effective in 120 days. ...
  • § 7715.1. Snowmobile or ATV purchased from dealer.
    § 7715.2. Fees.
  • § 7716.  Records.
    The department shall maintain a record, which shall be made available to all enforcement agencies, of: (1) The registration number for each snowmobile and ATV ...
  • § 7717.  Snowmobile and ATV Advisory Committee.
    (a) Establishment.--There is hereby established under the jurisdiction of the department a board known as the Snowmobile and ATV Advisory Committee. (b) Composition.--The committee shall ...

  • Subchapter C. Operation
  • § 7721.  Operation on streets and highways.
    (a) General rule.--Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, it is unlawful to operate a snowmobile or an ATV on any street or highway which ...
  • § 7722.  Designation of snowmobile and ATV roads.
    (a) General rule.--The Department of Transportation on State-designated highways and local authorities on any highway, road or street within its jurisdiction may designate any highway, ...
  • § 7723.  Special snowmobile and ATV events.
    (a) General rule.--Snowmobiles and ATV's may be operated on highways and streets for special snowmobile and ATV events of limited duration which are conducted according ...
  • § 7724.  Operation on private or State property.
    (a) Private real property.-- (1) No person shall operate a snowmobile or an ATV on private real property without the consent of the owner thereof. ...
  • § 7725.  Operation by persons under age sixteen.
    (a) Crossing street or highway.--No person under 16 years of age shall drive a snowmobile or an ATV across any highway or connecting street thereto ...
  • § 7726.  Operation in safe manner.
    (a) General rule.--No person shall operate a snowmobile or an ATV in any of the following ways: (1) At a rate of speed that is ...
  • § 7727.  Additional limitations on operation.
    Except as otherwise permitted under Title 34 (relating to game), no person shall: (1) Operate or ride in any snowmobile or ATV with any bow ...
  • § 7728.  Accidents and accident reports.
    (a) Duty to stop and provide information.--Whenever any snowmobile or ATV is involved in an accident resulting in loss of life, personal injury or damage ...
  • § 7729.  Liability of owner for negligence.
    (a) General rule.--Negligence in the use or operation of a snowmobile or an ATV is attributable to the owner. Every owner of a snowmobile or ...
  • § 7730.  Liability insurance.
    (a) Requirement.--A snowmobile or ATV for which registration is required under this chapter shall have liability insurance coverage for the snowmobile or ATV issued by ...

  • Subchapter D. Equipment
  • § 7741.  Head lamps and tail lamps.
    (a) Time of operation.--Every snowmobile or ATV operated during hours of darkness shall display a lighted head lamp and tail lamp. The lights shall be ...
  • § 7742.  Brakes.
    (a) Snowmobiles.--It is unlawful to operate a snowmobile which is not equipped with at least one brake of a design approved by the department operated ...
  • § 7743.  Mufflers and noise control.
    (a) General rule.--It is unlawful to operate a snowmobile or an ATV which is not equipped at all times with a muffler in good working ...

  • Subchapter E. Miscellaneous Provisions
  • § 7751.  Enforcement personnel and procedures.
    (a) Duty of enforcement.--Every law enforcement officer in this Commonwealth and designated officers and employees of the department shall enforce the provisions of this chapter. ...
  • § 7752.  Penalties for violation of chapter.
    (a) General rule.--Except as provided in subsections (c) and (d) and unless otherwise provided in this chapter, a person who violates this chapter commits a ...
  • § 7753.  Actions for collection of penalties.
    (a) General rule.--An action to recover any penalty imposed under the provisions of this chapter may be brought in any court of competent jurisdiction in ...

  • Chapter 78. Motor Carrier Safety
  • § 7801.  Short title of chapter.
    This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee Act. ...
  • § 7802.  Findings and declaration of policy.
    (a) Findings.--It is hereby determined and declared as a matter of legislative findings that: (1) The operation of the motor carrier industry is a vital ...
  • § 7803.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates ...
  • § 7804.  Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee.
    (a) Creation.--There is hereby created a Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee which shall consist of the following 28 members: (1) The Secretary of Transportation. (2) ...

  • Chapter 79. Motorcycles
    Subchapter A. General Provisions
  • § 7901.  Short title of chapter.
    This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Motorcycle Safety Law. ...
  • § 7902.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates ...
  • § 7903.  Waiver of examination.
    Applicants who have successfully completed an approved motorcycle safety course shall be deemed to have met the requirements of the motorcycle operator's license examination administered ...
  • § 7904.  Fees.
    Fees relating to motorcycle licenses for motorcycle operators to be collected by the department under this chapter shall be in addition to any other fees ...
  • § 7905.  Restricted receipts account.
    The department shall deposit all moneys received from the additional fees collected under this chapter in a restricted receipts fund, which shall be known as ...

  • Subchapter B. Motorcycle Safety Education
  • § 7911.  Motorcycle safety education program.
    The department shall establish a motorcycle safety education program throughout this Commonwealth. It shall approve and conduct an annual review of course material for authorized ...

  • Chapter 80. Special Programs
    Subchapter A. Persons with Disabilities Shared-Ride Pilot
    Program
  • § 8001.  Persons with disabilities shared-ride pilot program.
    The department shall establish or administer a shared-ride pilot program for persons with disabilities, authorizing grants to eligible applicants as determined by the department. The ...

  • Chapter 81. Interstate Compacts and Agreements
    Subchapter A. Bus Taxation Proration Agreement (Repealed)
    § 8101 - § 8105 (Repealed).
    Subchapter B. Vehicle Equipment Safety Compact (Repealed)
    § 8111 - § 8122 (Repealed).
    Chapter 83. Hazardous Materials Transportation
  • § 8301.  Legislative findings.
    (a) Essential nature.--It is hereby found as a fact that hazardous materials are essential for various industrial, commercial and other purposes, that their transportation is ...
  • § 8302.  Powers and duties of department.
    The department shall have the following powers and duties: (1) Administer the hazardous materials transportation program pursuant to this chapter. (2) Classify hazardous materials according ...
  • § 8303.  Correspondence with Federal regulations.
    In the case of any person who is subject to Federal regulations pertaining to the transportation of hazardous materials, the department's regulations shall, and in ...
  • § 8304.  Right of entry.
    Every motor carrier shall allow any department field investigator, member of the Pennsylvania State Police or other person delegated enforcement authority in accordance with section ...
  • § 8305.  Injunctions and other remedies.
    (a) Restraining orders.--The Attorney General, upon request of the department or upon his own motion, may proceed in the name of the Commonwealth, by injunction, ...
  • § 8306.  Penalties.
    (a) Offenses defined.--Any person who violates any provision of this chapter, any rule or regulation of the department, any order of the department or any ...
  • § 8307.  Hazardous Materials Transportation Advisory Committee.
    (a) Membership.--There shall be a Hazardous Materials Transportation Advisory Committee appointed by the secretary. The committee shall be composed of an authorized representative from the ...
  • § 8308.  Report to the General Assembly.
    Within one year of the effective date of this chapter, the secretary shall cause to be filed in the offices of the Secretary of the ...

  • Chapter 89. Pennsylvania Turnpike
    Subchapter A. Preliminary Provisions
  • § 8901.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates ...

  • Subchapter B. Turnpike Extensions and Improvements
  • § 8911.  Improvement and extension authorizations.
    In order to facilitate vehicular traffic within and across this Commonwealth, the commission is hereby authorized and empowered to construct, operate and maintain turnpike extensions ...
  • § 8912.  Subsequent extension authorizations.
    The commission is also hereby authorized and empowered to construct, operate and maintain further extensions and improvements of the turnpike at such specific locations and ...
  • § 8913.  Additional subsequent extension authorizations.
    Upon substantial completion of the turnpike extensions and improvements set forth in sections 8911 (relating to improvement and extension authorizations) and 8912 (relating to subsequent ...
  • § 8914.  Further subsequent authorizations.
    Upon completion of the turnpike extensions and improvements set forth in sections 8911 (relating to improvement and extension authorizations), 8912 (relating to subsequent extension authorizations) ...
  • § 8914.1. Security wall pilot project.
  • § 8915.  Conversion to toll roads.
    In order to facilitate vehicular traffic within and across this Commonwealth, and to facilitate the completion of the turnpike extensions and improvements authorized in section ...
  • § 8915.1. Conversion of Interstate 80.
    § 8915.2. Application to United States Department of
    Transportation.

    § 8915.3. Lease of Interstate 80; related agreements.
    § 8915.4. Initial payment.
    § 8915.5. Other interstate highways.
    § 8915.6. Deposit and distribution of funds.
    § 8915.7. Impact on associated highways and local roads.
  • § 8916.  Turnpike system.
    The turnpikes and the future toll road conversions authorized by this chapter are hereby or shall be made part of the Pennsylvania Turnpike System, as ...
  • § 8917.  Financial plan.
    (a) Submission.-- (1) No later than June 1 of each year, the commission shall prepare and provide to the Secretary of the Budget a financial ...
  • § 8918.  Failure to perform.
    (a) Notice.--The Secretary of the Budget shall send written notice to the commission and to the Governor of the failure of the commission to do ...

  • Chapter 90. Liquid Fuels and Fuels Tax
  • § 9001.  Short title of chapter.
    This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Liquid Fuels and Fuels Tax Act. ...
  • § 9002.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates ...
  • § 9003.  Liquid fuels and fuels permits; bond or deposit of securities.
    § 9003. Liquid fuels and fuels permits; bond or deposit of securities. (a) Permit required; violation.--A distributor may not engage in the use or sale ...
  • § 9004.  Imposition of tax, exemptions and deductions.
    (a) Liquid fuels and fuels tax.--A permanent State tax of 12¢ a gallon or fractional part thereof is imposed and assessed upon all liquid fuels ...
  • § 9005.  Taxpayer.
    (a) Duty of distributor.--Every distributor using or delivering liquid fuels and fuels upon which a tax is imposed by this chapter shall pay the tax ...
  • § 9006.  Distributor's report and payment of tax.
    (a) Monthly report.--For the purpose of ascertaining the amount of tax payable under this chapter, the distributor, on or before the 20th day of each ...
  • § 9007.  Determination and redetermination of tax, penalties and interest due.
    § 9007. Determination and redetermination of tax, penalties and interest due. (a) Determination.--If the department is not satisfied with the report and payment of tax ...
  • § 9008.  Examination of records and equipment.
    (a) General rule.--The department or any agent appointed in writing by the department is authorized to examine the books, papers, records, storage tanks and any ...
  • § 9009.  Retention of records by distributors and dealers.
    (a) Record retention period.-- (1) The distributor and dealer shall maintain and keep for a period of two years a record of liquid fuels and ...
  • § 9010.  Disposition and use of tax.
    (a) Payment to Liquid Fuels Tax Fund.--One-half cent per gallon of the tax collected under section 9004(a) (relating to imposition of tax, exemptions and deductions) ...
  • § 9011.  Discontinuance or transfer of business.
    (a) Notice to department.--If a distributor engaged in the use or sale and delivery of liquid fuels or fuels ceases to be a distributor by ...
  • § 9012.  Suspension or revocation of permits.
    (a) Notice and hearings.--If the department finds that the holder of a permit has failed to comply with the provisions of this chapter, the department ...
  • § 9013.  Lien of taxes, penalties and interest.
    (a) General rule.--All unpaid taxes imposed by this chapter and section 9502 (relating to imposition of tax) and penalties and interest due shall be a ...
  • § 9014.  Collection of unpaid taxes.
    (a) When collection commences.-- (1) The department shall call upon the Office of Attorney General to collect taxes, penalties or interest imposed by this chapter ...
  • § 9015.  Reports from common carriers.
    (a) Duty.--A person transporting liquid fuels either in interstate or intrastate commerce to a point within this Commonwealth from a point within or without this ...
  • § 9016.  Reward for detection of violations.
    The secretary is authorized to pay a reward, out of money appropriated from the Motor License Fund for the purpose, to any person, other than ...
  • § 9017.  Refunds.
    (a) Department of Revenue.--Except as provided in subsection (a.1), the Department of Revenue may refund taxes, penalties, interest, fines, additions and other money collected pursuant ...
  • § 9018.  Violations.
    (a) Failure to report and pay; examinations; unlawful acts.-- (1) A person commits a misdemeanor of the third degree if the person does any of ...
  • § 9019.  Diesel fuel importers and transporters; prohibiting use of dyed diesel fuel on highways; violations and penalties.
    § 9019. Diesel fuel importers and transporters; prohibiting use of dyed diesel fuel on highways; violations and penalties. (a) Diesel fuel transporters.-- (1) A person ...
  • § 9020.  Disposition of fees, fines and forfeitures.
    Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, fees, fines, penalties and bail forfeited, collected under this chapter, shall be paid into the State Treasury, through ...
  • § 9021.  Certified copies of records.
    The fee for a certified copy or certified photostatic copy of any department record shall be $1. Fees shall not be charged for certified copies ...
  • § 9022.  Uncollectible checks.
    If a check issued in payment of tax, penalty or interest imposed by this chapter is returned to the department as uncollectible, the department shall ...

  • Chapter 91. State Highway Maintenance
  • § 9101.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the meanings given to them in this ...
  • § 9102.  Distribution of State highway maintenance funds.
    (a) General rule.--The department shall distribute highway appropriations and executive authorizations for State highway maintenance in the various county maintenance districts in the following manner: ...
  • § 9103.  Transfers for emergency or equipment needs.
    (a) General rule.--If the need arises for transfers to counties because of emergency or equipment needs, the department shall draw from the allocations of all ...
  • § 9104.  Standards and methodology for data collection.
    The department shall initially determine the standards and methodology for data collection and shall, within ten days of the effective date of this chapter, publish ...
  • § 9105.  Nonlapse of allocated funds for advertised projects.
    Where bids have been advertised for projects that would use funds allocated to any county maintenance district for a particular fiscal year but because of ...
  • § 9106.  Dirt and gravel road maintenance.
    (a) Statement of purpose.--It is the intent and purpose of this section: (1) To fund safe, efficient and environmentally sound maintenance of sections of dirt ...

  • Chapter 92. Transfer of State Highways
  • § 9201.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates ...
  • § 9202.  Application of chapter.
    This chapter applies to all State highways designated by the department as functionally-local highways. ...
  • § 9203.  Description of functionally-local highways.
    Within six months of the effective date of this chapter, the department shall list and describe all functionally-local highways in this Commonwealth. Also, within six ...
  • § 9204.  Notice to municipalities.
    Upon preparation of the list and description provided for in section 9203 (relating to description of functionally-local highways), the department shall notify each municipality of ...
  • § 9205.  Mutual agreement.
    No highway transfer shall occur between the department and an affected municipality unless the municipality agrees to the transfer of the described highway. ...
  • § 9206.  Publication of list of highways transferred.
    The department shall, from time to time, certify to the Legislative Reference Bureau a list of highways transferred and the bureau shall cause the list ...
  • § 9207.  Restoration of highways.
    (a) General rule.--The department and the affected municipality shall jointly determine whether any rehabilitative work is required to put the highway or road in a ...
  • § 9208.  Periodic review by General Assembly (Deleted by amendment).
    § 9208. Periodic review by General Assembly (Deleted by amendment). 2006 Deletion. Section 9208 was deleted by amendment July 7, 2006, P.L.341, No.70, effective in ...

  • Chapter 93. Supplemental Funding for Municipal Highway
    Maintenance
  • § 9301.  Supplemental funding for municipal highway maintenance.
    The General Assembly shall annually appropriate, beginning with the 1980-1981 fiscal year, the sum of $5,000,000 for supplemental payments to municipalities to assist in the ...

  • Chapter 94. Liquid Fuels and Fuel Use Tax Enforcement
  • § 9401.  Short title of chapter.
    This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Liquid Fuels and Fuels Tax Enforcement Act. (Apr. 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, eff. July ...
  • § 9402.  Construction of chapter.
    This chapter shall be construed in conjunction with Chapter 90 (relating to liquid fuels and fuels tax), and any terms defined therein shall have the ...
  • § 9403.  Revenue agents; powers.
    (a) Revenue agents.--Employees of the Department of Revenue who are designated by the Secretary of Revenue as revenue agents and who carry identification indicating such ...
  • § 9404.  Violations and penalties.
    (a) Violations.--On and after the effective date of this chapter, it shall be made unlawful for: (1) A person, other than a common or contract ...
  • § 9405.  Forfeitures; process and procedures.
    (a) Subjects of forfeiture.--The following are subject to forfeiture to the Commonwealth and no property right shall exist in them: (1) Any liquid fuels or ...
  • § 9406.  Disposition of fines and forfeitures.
    All fines imposed under this chapter and the net proceeds received from the sale of forfeited property shall be payable to the Commonwealth and credited ...

  • Chapter 95. Taxes for Highway Maintenance and Construction
  • § 9501.  Definitions.
    The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates ...
  • § 9502.  Imposition of tax.
    (a) General rule.-- (1) An "oil company franchise tax for highway maintenance and construction" which shall be an excise tax of 60 mills is hereby ...
  • § 9503.  Reports and payment of tax (Repealed).
    § 9503. Reports and payment of tax (Repealed). 1997 Repeal Note. Section 9503 was repealed April 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, effective July 1, 1997. ...
  • § 9504.  Timely mailing treated as timely filing and payment (Repealed).
    § 9504. Timely mailing treated as timely filing and payment (Repealed). 1997 Repeal Note. Section 9504 was repealed April 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, effective July ...
  • § 9505.  Extension of time to file reports (Repealed).
    § 9505. Extension of time to file reports (Repealed). 1997 Repeal Note. Section 9505 was repealed April 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, effective July 1, 1997. ...
  • § 9506.  Administration and enforcement (Repealed).
    § 9506. Administration and enforcement (Repealed). 1997 Repeal Note. Section 9506 was repealed April 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, effective July 1, 1997. ...
  • § 9507.  Interstate cooperation in collecting tax (Repealed).
    § 9507. Interstate cooperation in collecting tax (Repealed). 1997 Repeal Note. Section 9507 was repealed April 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, effective July 1, 1997. ...
  • § 9508.  Assessment and appeals (Repealed).
    § 9508. Assessment and appeals (Repealed). 1997 Repeal Note. Section 9508 was repealed April 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, effective July 1, 1997. ...
  • § 9509.  Retention of records (Repealed).
    § 9509. Retention of records (Repealed). 1997 Repeal Note. Section 9509 was repealed April 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, effective July 1, 1997. ...
  • § 9510.  Penalties (Repealed).
    § 9510. Penalties (Repealed). 1997 Repeal Note. Section 9510 was repealed April 17, 1997, P.L.6, No.3, effective July 1, 1997. ...
  • § 9511.  Allocation of proceeds.
    (a) Deposit in Motor License Fund.--Unless otherwise provided in this title, all taxes, interest and penalties imposed by this chapter shall be deposited in the ...
  • § 9511.1. Imposition of additional tax (Repealed).
    § 9511.2. Special revenue bonds.
    § 9511.3. Expenses.
    § 9511.4. Special revenue bonds and preliminary or interim
    financing.

    § 9511.5. Application of proceeds of obligations, lien of
    holders of obligations, design-build requirement and

    projects approved by General Assembly.

    § 9511.6. Trust indenture, protection of holders of obligations
    and depositories.

    § 9511.7. Exemption from Commonwealth taxation.
    § 9511.8. Costs related to Federal Income Tax matters.
    § 9511.9. Special revenue refunding bonds.
    § 9511.10. Remedies of trustees and of holders of obligations.
    § 9511.11. Pledged revenues.
    § 9511.12. (Reserved).
    § 9511.13. Supplement to other laws and liberal construction.
  • § 9512.  Severability of provisions.
    If any provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the chapter and the ...

  • Chapter 96. Motor Carriers Road Tax
  • § 9601.  Short title of chapter.
    This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Motor Carriers Road Tax Act. ...
  • § 9602.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this chapter and in Chapter 21 (relating to motor carriers road tax identification markers) shall have the ...
  • § 9603.  Imposition of tax.
    (a) General rule.--Every motor carrier shall pay a road tax equivalent to the rate per gallon currently in effect on Pennsylvania liquid fuels, fuels or ...
  • § 9604.  Credit for motor fuel tax payment.
    (a) General rule.--Every motor carrier subject to the tax imposed under this chapter shall be entitled to a credit on the tax, equivalent to the ...
  • § 9605.  Tax due date.
    The tax imposed under this chapter shall be paid by each motor carrier quarterly to the department on or before the last day of April, ...
  • § 9606.  Tax revenue to Motor License Fund.
    All taxes, fees, penalties and interest paid under this chapter shall be credited to and are hereby appropriated to the Motor License Fund as provided ...
  • § 9607.  Calculation of amount of fuel used in Commonwealth.
    The amount of gasoline or other motor fuel used in the operations of any motor carrier on highways within this Commonwealth shall be such proportion ...
  • § 9608.  Report requirements.
    Every motor carrier subject to the tax imposed by this chapter shall, on or before the last day of April, July, October and January of ...
  • § 9609.  Average consumption.
    In the absence of adequate records or other evidence satisfactory to the department showing the number of miles operated by a motor carrier's qualified motor ...
  • § 9610.  Records.
    Every motor carrier shall keep such records, in such form as the department reasonably may prescribe, as will enable the carrier to report and enable ...
  • § 9611.  Surety bond for payment of taxes.
    A motor carrier may give a surety company bond in an amount deemed necessary by the department to protect the revenues of the Commonwealth, payable ...
  • § 9612.  Arbitrary assessment to prevent tax avoidance.
    If the department ascertains that a person designs quickly to depart from this Commonwealth, or to remove therefrom his property or any property used by ...
  • § 9613.  Penalty and interest for failure to report or pay tax.
    When any motor carrier fails to file a report and pay the tax within the time prescribed by this chapter for the filing and payment ...
  • § 9614.  Time for payment of taxes, penalties and interest.
    All taxes, penalties and interest assessed under this chapter, unless earlier payment is provided in this chapter, shall be paid within 15 days after notice ...
  • § 9615.  Manner of payment and recovery of taxes, penalties and interest.
    § 9615. Manner of payment and recovery of taxes, penalties and interest. (a) General rule.--All penalties and interest when imposed under this chapter shall be ...
  • § 9615.1. Examination of records.
  • § 9616.  Determination, redetermination and review.
    (a) Failure to pay tax.--If any person fails to pay any tax imposed by this chapter for which he is liable, the department may make ...
  • § 9617.  Timely mailing treated as timely filing and payment.
    With respect to all reports, claims, statements and other documents required to be filed and all payments required to be made under this chapter, any ...
  • § 9618.  Availability of records of other agencies.
    The records of any other Commonwealth agency, to the extent that they may be pertinent to the administration and enforcement of this chapter and the ...
  • § 9619.  Highway Bridge Improvement Restricted Account.
    The Highway Bridge Improvement Restricted Account within the Motor License Fund is hereby continued. It is the declared policy of the Commonwealth that the money ...
  • § 9620.  Appropriation and allocation of proceeds.
    The funds deposited in the Highway Bridge Improvement Restricted Account within the Motor License Fund are hereby annually appropriated out of the account upon authorization ...
  • § 9621.  Regulations.
    The department shall from time to time promulgate such regulations as may be necessary for the effective enforcement of this chapter. ...
  • § 9622.  Reciprocal agreements.
    (a) General rule.--The Secretary of Revenue may enter into, modify or terminate agreements with other states relating to the collection of motor carriers road taxes, ...

  • Chapter 97. Department of Transportation Productivity
  • § 9701.  Legislative oversight.
    (a) Findings.--The General Assembly hereby finds that imposition of a tax on oil company revenues should provide the Department of Transportation with an annual growth ...

  • Chapter 98. Motorbus Road Tax Credit or Refund
  • § 9801.  Short title of chapter (Repealed).
    CHAPTER 98 MOTORBUS ROAD TAX CREDIT OR REFUND Sec. 9801. Short title of chapter (Repealed). 9802. Definitions. 9803. Imposition of tax (Repealed). 9804. Exemptions (Repealed). ...
  • § 9802.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates ...
  • § 9803.  Imposition of tax (Repealed).
    § 9803. Imposition of tax (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9803 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January 1, 1996. ...
  • § 9804.  Exemptions (Repealed).
    § 9804. Exemptions (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9804 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January 1, 1996. ...
  • § 9805.  Bus company reimbursement for motor fuel tax.
    Every bus company shall be reimbursed in an amount determined by the department to be equivalent to the additional tax imposed by section 9502(a)(4) (relating ...
  • § 9806.  Tax due date (Repealed).
    § 9806. Tax due date (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9806 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January 1, 1996. ...
  • § 9807.  Tax revenue to Motor License Fund (Repealed).
    § 9807. Tax revenue to Motor License Fund (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9807 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January 1, 1996. ...
  • § 9808.  Calculation of amount of fuel used in Commonwealth (Repealed).
    § 9808. Calculation of amount of fuel used in Commonwealth (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9808 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January ...
  • § 9809.  Report requirements (Repealed).
    § 9809. Report requirements (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9809 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January 1, 1996. ...
  • § 9810.  Identification markers required (Repealed).
    § 9810. Identification markers required (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9810 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January 1, 1996. ...
  • § 9811.  Average consumption (Repealed).
    § 9811. Average consumption (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9811 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January 1, 1996. ...
  • § 9812.  Records (Repealed).
    § 9812. Records (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9812 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January 1, 1996. ...
  • § 9813.  Penalty and interest for failure to report or pay tax (Repealed).
    § 9813. Penalty and interest for failure to report or pay tax (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9813 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, ...
  • § 9814.  Time for payment of taxes, penalties and interest (Repealed).
    § 9814. Time for payment of taxes, penalties and interest (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9814 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January ...
  • § 9815.  Manner of payment and recovery of taxes, penalties and interest (Repealed).
    § 9815. Manner of payment and recovery of taxes, penalties and interest (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9815 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, ...
  • § 9816.  Determination, redetermination and review (Repealed).
    § 9816. Determination, redetermination and review (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9816 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January 1, 1996. ...
  • § 9817.  Timely mailing treated as timely filing and payment (Repealed).
    § 9817. Timely mailing treated as timely filing and payment (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9817 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January ...
  • § 9818.  Availability of records of other agencies (Repealed).
    § 9818. Availability of records of other agencies (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9818 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January 1, 1996. ...
  • § 9819.  False statements and penalties (Repealed).
    § 9819. False statements and penalties (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9819 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January 1, 1996. ...
  • § 9820.  Special investigators; powers (Repealed).
    § 9820. Special investigators; powers (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9820 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January 1, 1996. ...
  • § 9821.  Regulations (Repealed).
    § 9821. Regulations (Repealed). 1995 Repeal Note. Section 9821 was repealed December 20, 1995, P.L.669, No.75, effective January 1, 1996. ...

  • Chapter 99. Tax Treatment of Certain Organizations
  • § 9901.  Corporate tax treatment of certain corporations (Repealed).
    CHAPTER 99 TAX TREATMENT OF CERTAIN ORGANIZATIONS Sec. 9901. Corporate tax treatment of certain corporations (Repealed). Enactment. Chapter 99 was added December 21, 1998, P.L.1126, ...

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