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Title 23 : Motor Vehicles


Subchapter 011 : Miscellaneous Rules

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 1126)
  • § 1126. Putting glass, other items, on highway prohibited

    (a) No person shall drop or deposit upon any highway any glass bottle, glass, nails, tacks, wire, cans, or any other substance likely to injure any person, animal, or vehicle upon the highway.

    (b) A person shall immediately remove or cause to be removed any destructive or injurious material that he or she drops or deposits, or permits to be dropped or deposited upon any highway.

    (c) If the throwing or depositing was done from a motor vehicle, except a motor bus or a bus transporting schoolchildren, it is prima facie evidence that the throwing or depositing was done by the operator of the motor vehicle.

    (d) A person removing a wrecked or damaged vehicle from a highway shall remove any glass or other injurious substance dropped upon the highway from the vehicle. (Added 1971, No. 258 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. March 1, 1973.)