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Statute Number:8-1761
Chapter Title:AUTOMOBILES AND OTHER VEHICLES
Article Title:UNIFORM ACT REGULATING TRAFFIC; EQUIPMENT OF VEHICLES
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Improper compression release engine braking system.
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8-1761. Improper compression release engine braking system. (a) It shall be unlawful for the driver of any motor vehicle to use or cause to be used or operated any compression release engine braking system without such motor vehicle being equipped with a muffler in accordance with K.S.A. 8-1739, and amendments thereto.
(b) As used in this section, "compression release engine braking system" means a hydraulically operated device that converts a power producing diesel engine into a power absorbing retarding mechanism.
(c) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the uniform act regulating traffic on highways.
History: L. 2004, ch. 114, 1; Apr. 29.


Date Composed: 04/04/2011 Date Modified: 04/04/2011

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