Idle Reduction and Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) Weight Exemption
Any motor vehicle equipped with qualified idle reduction technology may exceed the state's vehicle weight limits by up to 400 pounds (lbs.) to compensate for the additional weight of the idle reduction technology. The vehicle's operator must maintain written certification of the device's weight and proof that it is fully functional and must provide this proof to a law enforcement officer upon request. Any NGV may exceed the limits by up to 2,000 lbs. (Reference New York Vehicle and Traffic Law 385)
Jurisdiction: New York
Type: State Incentives
Enacted: Aug 30, 2010
Amended: Apr 20, 2017
Technologies: Idle Reduction, Natural Gas
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