CHAPTER 195. TOW TRUCK IDENTIFICATION SIGNS
195.1. Purpose; authority.
195.3. Sign standards.
The provisions of this Chapter 195 issued under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § § 4573 and 6103(a), unless otherwise noted.
The provisions of this Chapter 195 adopted July 31, 1981, effective August 1, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 2686, unless otherwise noted.
§ 195.1. Purpose; authority.
(a) Purpose. The purpose of this chapter is to establish standards for the identifying signs required to be placed on both sides of commercial wreckers by 75 Pa.C.S. § 4573 (relating to identification of certain vehicles).
(b) Authority. This chapter is authorized under 75 Pa.C.S. § 6103(a) (relating to promulgation of rules and regulations by department).
§ 195.2. Definitions.
The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
WreckerA motor vehicle designed or constructed and used for the towing of abandoned or disabled vehicles.
§ 195.3. Sign standards.
(a) General rule. A wrecker used commercially to tow motor vehicles shall have the name of the business or person operating the wrecker designated on each side of the wrecker in a prominent location in letters not less than 3 inches high. The name may be printed on the wrecker or may be contained on signs affixed to the wrecker.
(b) Exception. The signs on a wrecker having otherwise acceptable signs on August 1, 1981 may have letters less than 3 inches, but at least 2 inches high.
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