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Article 13 - NY Vehicle and Traffic Law
APPLICATION OF THIS TITLE
S 400. Application of this title. Except as otherwise expressly
provided in this chapter, this title shall be exclusively controlling:
a. Upon the registration, numbering and regulation of motor vehicles
and motorcycles; and
b. On their use of public highways.
S 400-a. Exceptions to registration provisions. Notwithstanding any
inconsistent provision of this chapter or other law or regulation, the
commissioner may refuse to register any vehicle or class of vehicles for
use on the public highways where he determines that the characteristics
of such vehicle or class of vehicles make such vehicle or vehicles
unsafe for highway operation. Provided, however, that such authority
shall not extend to any vehicle which is eligible for registration as a
special purpose commercial vehicle under the provisions of schedule F of
subdivision seven of section four hundred one of this chapter.
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