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(a) General rule.--Subject to subsection (b), a city may regulate transportation by motor vehicle.
(b) Exception.--A city shall have no authority to and shall not regulate transportation by motor vehicle in a manner that is preempted by or is inconsistent with applicable Federal and State laws and regulations, policies or orders of Federal and State regulatory agencies.
(c) Definitions.--The following words and phrases when used in this section shall have the meanings given to them in this subsection unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Regulate.” Licensing and making regulations for transportation by motor vehicle, including the designation of streets for transportation by motor vehicle.
“Transportation by motor vehicle.” The transportation for pay of passengers and property, within the limits of the city or from points in the city to points beyond the limits of the city, by a motor vehicle that is not operated on tracks.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Pennsylvania Statutes Title 11 Pa.C.S.A. Cities § 12602. Regulation of motor vehicles - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/pa/title-11-pacsa-cities/pa-csa-sect-11-12602.html
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