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39:3-44 Vehicle in unsafe condition

Note: Your vehicle may be impounded for violating this statute.

Full Statute Text:

No person shall hereafter drive, move, park or be in custody of nor shall any owner or lessee hereafter cause or knowingly permit to be driven, moved or parked on any highway any vehicle, motor vehicle or motor-drawn vehicle or combination of vehicles which is in such unsafe condition as to endanger or be likely to endanger any person or property, or which does not contain those parts or is not at all times, equipped with such equipment in proper condition and adjustment as required in this article, or which is equipped in any manner in violation of this article. No person shall do any act forbidden or fail to perform any act required under this article.