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               (See also DRIVERS' LICENSES; DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE; LICENSE PLATES; MOTORCYCLES; RECREATIONAL VEHICLES; TRAFFIC; TRUCKS AND TRUCKING)
1994 Omnibus Drunk Driving Act: HB 2716
Abandoned vehicles, last registered owner liable for costs of removal and disposal, abandonment is a traffic infraction: HB 1507
Abandoned vehicles, last registered owner liable for costs of removal and disposal, exception for theft or seller's report: * SHB 1507, CH 314 (1993)
Abstracts of driving records may be furnished to judges for purpose of sentencing: HB 1123
Adjustment programs offered by manufacturers, regulation of, violations constitute an unfair business practice under the consumer protection act: SB 5123, SSB 5123
Air pollution, department of ecology to establish program to purchase and recycle older motor vehicles with high pollution emission levels: SB 5740
Alcohol manufactured for use as motor fuel, motor vehicle fuel tax exemption and credit granted only to companies that sold less than eight million gallons of alcohol for use as fuel the previous year: * ESB 5342, CH 268 (1993)
Alcohol, minors in a public place under the influence of alcohol guilty of a misdemeanor: ESB 5138
Alcohol-related offenses, additional department of licensing record keeping duties in regard to: HB 2175, HB 2716
Automotive repair task force, attorney general to study recommendations of task force and make findings on possible usein this state: HB 1766, * SHB 1766, CH 424 (1993)
Axle weight limits, restriction on the use of two axles spaced less than seven feet apart removed: * HB 1344, CH 246 (1993)
Axles carrying more than ten thousand pounds must be equipped with four tires: * ESB 5427, CH 103 (1993)
Bicyclists' rights and responsibilities included in driver and traffic safety instructional materials: HB 2502, ESB 6199
Bows with nocked arrows in motor vehicles unlawful: HB 1598
Buses, length not to exceed forty-five feet: * EHB 1271, CH 301 (1993)†, SB 5428
Buses, length restrictions inapplicable to auto stages, private carrier buses, or school buses that do not exceed forty-six feet in overall length: * EHB 1271, CH 301 (1993)
Buses, right of way, driver of vehicle to yield to transit vehicle attempting to reenter flow of traffic: * EHB 1107, CH 401 (1993)
Buyer's agent, licensing requirements established: HB 1893, * SHB 1893, CH 175 (1993)
Buyer's agent, regulation of relationship with motor vehicle dealers and establishment of disclosure requirements for: HB 1893, * SHB 1893, CH 175 (1993)
Cabulances, special parking privileges granted to cabulances: HB 2647, ESHB 2647, * SSB 6089, CH 194 (1994)
Carjacking, defined and made a class A felony, seriousness levels established for violations with and without use of a firearm: SB 5099
Carjacking, definition and criminal penalties: HB 1630, ESHB 1630
Certificate of ownership and of license registration to show that a vehicle has been previously reported as a total loss: SB 6180
Certificate of ownership, fees increased: HB 2224, * ESHB 2224, CH 262 (1994)
Certificate of ownership, sale or conveyance of certificate except in conjunction with the sale or transfer of the vehicle a misdemeanor: SB 6180
Child passenger restraint systems, child under four years of age or under forty pounds in weight required to be restrained in: HB 2414, SB 6194
Child passenger restraint systems, requirements revised to comply with federal transportation department standards: * ESB 5879, CH 274 (1993)
Child passenger restraint systems, use for child under three years of age required, exceptions: * SHB 2414, CH 100 (1994)
Children left unattended in car, revised provisions to extend greater protection to children: HB 2442
Commercial vehicles, provisions revised regarding inspections of equipment, hours of service, and driver qualifications: HB 1129, * SHB 1129, CH 403 (1993)
Commercial vehicles, weight regulation enforcement authority of state patrol and civil penalties for violations: HB 2042, SB 5938
Commute trip reduction task force abolished: HB 2127
Construction zones, additional mandatory monetary penalty imposed on persons for speeding in construction zone: SB 5999
Construction zones, driving at speed greater than posted limit prohibited, monetary penalty for violation: SB 5993
Construction zones, reckless endangerment of highway workers a class C felony: SB 5995, * ESSB 5995, CH 141 (1994)
Construction zones, reckless endangerment of roadway workers a gross misdemeanor: * ESSB 5995, CH 141 (1994)
Construction zones, secretary of transportation to adopt standards and specifications for use of traffic control devices: * ESSB 5995, CH 141 (1994)
Consumer protection act, violation of act can occur in a false or misleading communication between buyer and seller: SB 5122, SSB 5122
County vehicle license fees, county may establish exemption from fees for low-income senior citizens and disabled persons: HB 1842, * SB 5693, CH 60 (1993)
Crimes, certificate of ownership, sale or conveyance of certificate except in conjunction with the sale or transfer of the vehicle a misdemeanor: SB 6180
Crimes, prosecution of licensing and registration crimes enhanced and penalties for violations increased: SB 6304
Criminal possession of leased or rented machinery, equipment, or motor vehicle, revised provisions: HB 1869
Damaged vehicles, development of unique titling and registration plan for significantly damaged vehicles required: SB 6180
Damages, measure of damages for property damage to a motor vehicle established: SB 5140
Dealer's market area, procedure established for changing dealer's relevant market area: SB 6039, * SSB 6039, CH 274 (1994)
Dealers, communication of a false or misleading statement is an unlawful act for which civil damages may be recovered: SB 5122, SSB 5122
Dealers, imposition of civil monetary penalties and issuance of criminal citations against unlicensed dealers authorized: HB 2435
Dealers, licensing provisions revised: * HB 1379, CH 307 (1993)
Dealers, penalties increased for operating a business without a license: HB 2108
Dealers, place of business and records inspection requirements revised: HB 2225
Dealers, warranties, breach of express or implied warranty, consumer may recover damages against dealer's surety bond: SB 5122, SSB 5122
Defective equipment, mandatory repair notice allowed providing ten days to repair equipment before issuance of traffic infraction: ESB 5020
Disabled parking, availability of temporary placards for use by temporarily disabled person ensured: SB 6587
Disabled parking, local governments providing on-street parking for physically disabled persons may impose time restrictions on use of those parking spaces: * SSB 5148, CH 106 (1993)
Disabled parking, penalties increased for improper use of parking space for the disabled: SB 5148, * SSB 5148, CH 106 (1993)
Disabled person license plate placard to be issued to identify vehicle for provision of refueling services: HB 2224, * ESHB 2224, CH 262 (1994)
Driver's license, examination, or identicard, fees increased: SB 5886, SSB 5962
Drivers' licenses, administrative suspension of driving privileges by department authorized in driving while intoxicated cases or for violation of condition of probation under deferred prosecution program: HB 2786, SB 6047, * SSB 6047, CH 275 (1994) PV
Drivers' licenses, department retention of records concerning drug and alcohol criminal driving offenses: SB 6144
Drivers' licenses, issuance of license or instructional permit to a person under eighteen years of age conditioned on attendance at school or award of high school diploma: HB 2093
Drivers' licenses, revocation for person under age of twenty-one driving with alcohol in system in concentration of 0.02 or above: HB 2415, SB 6185
Driving or being in control of a vehicle while under the influence, third offense to be punished as a class C felony: SB 6046, SSB 6046
Driving record, additional department of licensing record keeping duties in regard to alcohol-related offenses: HB 2175, HB 2716
Driving under the influence a gross misdemeanor unless certain mitigating circumstances exist justifying treatment as atraffic infraction: HB 2716
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, confiscation of registration and license plates and forfeiture of vehicle upon conviction authorized: SB 5341, ESSB 5341
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, department retention of records concerning: SB 6144
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, forfeiture of vehicle for repeated violations: HB 1387
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, guilt determined by amount in blood or breath at time of analysis: * SB 5245, CH 328 (1993)
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, penalties increased: SB 5340
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, revocation, suspension, or denial of driving privileges, summary procedures: SB 5010, SB 5339
Driving under the influence, arrest and suspension, revocation, or denial of privilege to drive, revised procedures: HB 2716, HB 2786, SB 6047, * SSB 6047, CH 275 (1994) PV
Driving under the influence, blood and breath alcohol standards for intoxication reduced: HB 1240
Driving under the influence, blood or breath test for alcohol content within two hours of alleged offense admissible asevidence that person was under the influence at the time the offense occurred: * SB 5245, CH 328 (1993)
Driving under the influence, breath and blood alcohol level for intoxication lowered to 0.08 for adults and 0.02 for minors: HB 2716
Driving under the influence, breath and blood alcohol levels for intoxication lowered to 0.08 and penalties increased for concentrations of 0.15 or more: HB 2786, SB 6047, * SSB 6047, CH 275 (1994) PV
Driving under the influence, criminal and monetary penalties assessment based on status of driver's license at time violation was committed: HB 2716
Driving under the influence, fee assessed to person convicted to fund toxicology laboratory and breath test program: HB 1128, * SHB 1128, CH 239 (1993)
Driving under the influence, forfeiture of vehicle on second or subsequent violation within five years, seizure and forfeiture procedures established: * 2SSB 5341, CH 139 (1994)
Driving under the influence, mandatory conditions for probation, confinement required on violation of a mandatory condition: HB 2786, SB 6047, * SSB 6047, CH 275 (1994) PV
Driving under the influence, penalties for violations committed while transporting minors: HB 1385, SHB 1385
Driving under the influence, police authorized to take custody of vehicle and provide for removal to place of safety: HB 2499
Driving under the influence, revised provisions relating to sanctions, drivers' licenses, treatment, driving records, vehicular homicide, ignition interlocks, and civil actions: * SSB 6047, CH 275 (1994) PV
Driving under the influence, second and subsequent offenses, increased penalties imposed for offenses where alcohol level was 0.15 or more: HB 2786, SB 6047, * SSB 6047, CH 275 (1994) PV
Driving under the influence, second conviction resulting from arrest occurring within five years of the previous conviction, penalty: HB 2305
Driving under the influence, seizure and forfeiture of vehicles driven by persons convicted of a second drunk driving offense within five years authorized and procedures established: * ESSB 5815, CH 487 (1993)
Driving under the influence, suspension, revocation, or denial of driving privileges, revised procedures for arresting officer: HB 2716
Driving under the influence, transfer of vehicle unlawful while charge is pending: * 2SSB 5341, CH 139 (1994)
Ecology department definition of motor vehicle for emission control purposes to include vehicles manufactured in 1975 or later: HB 2879
Emission control inspections required for vehicles that are over two years old and registered within an emission contributing area: HB 2615
Emission control, ecology department definition of motor vehicle to include vehicles manufactured in 1975 or later: HB 2879
Emission inspections, department of ecology may authorize department of licensing to change registered owner of a vehicle: SB 5629
Emission inspections, requirement that vehicles be inspected at each change of registration removed: SB 6064, SSB 6064
Emission testing, recreational vehicles exempt from requirement: SB 5845
Equipment, mandatory repair notice allowed providing ten days to repair defective equipment before issuance of traffic infraction: ESB 5020
Excise tax distribution provisions revised to increase percentage deposited to the general fund: HB 2120
Excise tax reduction authorized for emergency services volunteers: HB 2393
Excise tax, additional tax on registration for state patrol funding: SB 6309, ESSB 6309
Excise tax, apportionment of funds revised: HB 2606
Excise tax, clean air and water tax imposed at annual rate of four dollars to fund air and water quality projects: SB 5454
Excise tax, department of licensing to prepare a valuation schedule for used vehicles for use in the collection of tax: HB 2748, SB 6364
Excise tax, state patrol funding, additional tax imposed in place of revenue from basic motor vehicle license fee formerly dedicated to patrol use: SB 6179
Excise tax, valuation of vehicles: HB 2254
Farm vehicles, trip permits allowed for vehicles licensed on a monthly basis: SB 5563
Felonies, revocation of driver's license for any felony in which vehicle serves an integral function: HB 1220
Felonies, trial of felony charges on merits, court jurisdiction established: SB 5058
Ferry vehicle boarding lines, crowding prohibited: HB 1124
Firearms, revocation of driving privileges for juvenile illegally possessing firearm in vehicle or who commits an armedoffense involving the use of a vehicle required: * E2SHB 2319, CH 7 (1994) PV
For hire vehicles, minimum bond requirements increased: HB 1712
Forest fire prevention, violation of lighted flammable materials statute a gross misdemeanor: HB 2613
Franchise equity, procedure established for changing dealer's relevant market area: SB 6039, * SSB 6039, CH 274 (1994)
Fuel pricing by refinery, discriminatory wholesale pricing prohibited, civil penalties: SB 5350, SSB 5350
Fuel pricing by refinery, violations of federal price discrimination act constitute unfair competition under consumer protection act: SSB 5350, 2SSB 5350
Fuel tax, calculation of fuel usage by power take-off units for exemption: SB 5062
Gasohol exemption holding account created, increased revenue from repeal of exemption to be placed in account to be used for state highway construction: * ESHB 2326, CH 225 (1994)
Gasohol, motor vehicle fuel tax credit and exemption repealed: HB 1304, HB 2326, * ESB 5342, CH 268 (1993)
Gasohol, motor vehicle fuel tax credit and exemption repealed, provision for contingent submission to vote of the people: * ESHB 2326, CH 225 (1994)
Gasoline and ethanol blended for use in vehicles or farm machinery prohibited: HB 2892
Gross weight permits, revised provisions: HB 1273, * SB 5426, CH 102 (1993)
Gross weight, maximum, department of transportation or local highway authority may extend weight table to one hundred fifteen thousand pounds if extension is in compliance with federal law: * ESB 5427, CH 103 (1993)
High occupancy vehicle core lane system, transportation commission authorized to issue three hundred million dollars ofgeneral obligation bonds to fund construction of: SB 5970
High occupancy vehicle core lane system, transportation commission authorized to issue two hundred forty million dollars of general obligation bonds to fund construction of: SSB 5970
High-occupancy vehicle lane violations, penalties increased: HB 1394
Hit and run-injury accident included in definition of criminal act for crime victims' compensation purposes: SB 5852
Insurance, cancellation or nonrenewal of insurance, warning regarding causes for which nonrenewal may occur must be given when the policy is issued or renewed: SB 5209
Insurance, department of licensing to develop and recommend legislation to establish a system of visual identification for compliance with insurance requirements: HB 2022
Insurance, liability coverage, refusal to issue policy for lack of previous policy prohibited: SB 5177, SSB 5177
Insurance, penalties increased for failure to have liability insurance: HB 2903
Insurance, personal injury protection benefits, liability policy must provide coverage unless rejected by insured or spouse: HB 1233, * ESHB 1233, CH 242 (1993)
Insurance, proof of current insurance required for renewal of vehicle license: HB 2263
Insurance, proof of current insurance required when licensing or renewing the license on a vehicle: HB 1016, HB 2251
Insurance, proof of liability coverage required for issuance of registration: SB 5641
Insurance, territorial rating factor for determining coverage rates allowed, conditions: SB 5816, SSB 5816
Insurance, use of anti-theft window etching system considered in setting rates: SB 6473
Insurance, use of credit history in determining eligibility or rates for auto insurance prohibited: SB 5683, SB 6458
Insurance, vendor single interest or collateral protection coverage to insure interest of secured property, requirements: SB 5714, * SSB 5714, CH 186 (1994)
Junk vehicle, payment to tow truck operator authorized as part of neighborhood revitalization program: * SHB 2629, CH 176 (1994)
Junk vehicle, term redefined: HB 2629, * SHB 2629, CH 176 (1994)
Junk vehicles, last registered owner liable for costs of removal and disposal, abandonment is a traffic infraction: HB 1507
Juvenile offenders, driving privileges to be revoked or delayed for juvenile who commits offense while armed with a firearm: HB 2306, SSB 6174, 2SSB 6174
Juvenile offenders, revocation of driving privileges for juvenile illegally possessing firearm in vehicle or who commits an armed offense involving the use of a vehicle required: * E2SHB 2319, CH 7 (1994) PV
Lease or purchase of motor vehicle, three-day rescission period required after: SB 5119
Leases, disclosure to consumer of relative costs of leasing and purchasing vehicle required: SB 5121, SSB 5121
Liability insurance, penalties increased for failure to have: HB 2903
Liability insurance, personal injury protection coverage must be provided unless rejected by insured or spouse: HB 1233, * ESHB 1233, CH 242 (1993)
License fees, addition of the Anacortes/San Juan Islands ferry water route to the state highway system does not affect rebate of motor vehicle fuel tax and license fees to island residents: * SHB 2618, CH 209 (1994)
Licensing department regulatory programs for motor vehicles, vessels, and fuel taxes, revised provisions: HB 2224, * ESHB 2224, CH 262 (1994)
Licensing of motor vehicle in another state to evade any tax or license fee imposed in connection with registration made a gross misdemeanor: * ESHB 1127, CH 238 (1993)
Licensing of, proof of current insurance required for renewal of vehicle license: HB 2263
Licensing of, proof of current insurance required when licensing or renewing the license on a motor vehicle: HB 1016, HB 2251
Licensing provisions revised: * HB 1379, CH 307 (1993)
Licensing, prosecution of tax evasion in licensing and registration procedures, penalties for violations increased: SB 6304
Licensing, state patrol funding, additional tax imposed in place of revenue from basic motor vehicle license fee formerly dedicated to patrol use: SB 6179
Log trucks, empty log trucks exempted from scale checks: SB 5232, SB 5705
Luring of child or developmentally disabled person into structure or vehicle, class C felony: * ESSB 5186, CH 509 (1993)
Manufactured housing ownership, procedure established to obtain and transfer ownership of manufactured housing and to protect security interests: HB 2655
Manufactured housing trade association representing dealers authorized to use a manufactured home as an office: HB 2214, SHB 2214
Manufactured housing, housing status to be accorded manufactured housing rather than having it treated as a vehicle: HB 2655
Manufacturer fee imposed on manufacturer's sales in Washington for previous year to fund water quality improvement projects: SB 5454
Market area, procedure established for changing dealer's relevant market area: SB 6039, * SSB 6039, CH 274 (1994)
Minors in a public place under the influence of alcohol guilty of a misdemeanor: ESB 5138
Misdemeanors, decriminalization of certain misdemeanors: HB 1624, SHB 1624
Model traffic ordinance updated: * SHB 1103, CH 400 (1993)
Model traffic ordinance, department of licensing authorized to adopt rules for use as guide by local governments: HB 1103, * SHB 1103, CH 400 (1993)
Model traffic ordinance, statutes changed to rules adopted by department of licensing: HB 1103, * SHB 1103, CH 400 (1993)
Motor vehicle fuel tax, department authorized to establish formulae for determining power take-off unit fuel use when operating other equipment from unit when direct measurement is not feasible: * HB 1477, CH 141 (1993)
Motor vehicle fund, distribution of moneys: HB 2107, SB 5962, SSB 5962
Motorcycles, liability insurance required: HB 1267, SHB 1267
Negligent driving in the first degree defined, alcohol and drug evaluation and treatment requirements and penalties: HB 1289
Negligent driving, penalties increased: HB 1289
Nonresident fifteen year old with valid out-of-state instruction permit authorized to drive when accompanied by an experienced licensed driver: * ESB 5694, CH 148 (1993)
Out-of-state fifteen year old with valid driver's license or instruction permit may operate vehicle in Washington: * ESB 5694, CH 148 (1993)
Out-of-state fifteen year old with valid instruction permit from home state authorized to drive when accompanied by an experienced licensed driver: * ESB 5694, CH 148 (1993)
Overheight loads of empty fruit bins, permit for continuous operation, permit periods and fees established: SB 5381
Oversize and overweight vehicle permits, fees: * HB 2592, CH 172 (1994)
Parking, local governments providing on-street parking for physically disabled persons may impose time restrictions on use of those parking spaces: * SSB 5148, CH 106 (1993)
Parking, penalties increased for improper use of parking space for the disabled: SB 5148, * SSB 5148, CH 106 (1993)
Pedestrian safety program, duty of traffic safety commission to develop, execute, and evaluate program: * HB 1111, CH 153 (1993)
Pedestrians, duty of motorist to stop for pedestrians in crosswalk, revised provisions: * HB 1111, CH 153 (1993)
Pistols, unlawful possession of a loaded pistol in a motor vehicle made a felony punishable by mandatory revocation of driver's license and confiscation of vehicle: HB 2079
Power take-off units, calculation of fuel usage for motor vehicle fuel tax exemption: SB 5062
Power take-off units, department authorized to establish formulae for determining fuel use when operating other equipment from unit when direct measurement is not feasible for motor vehicle fuel tax: * HB 1477, CH 141 (1993)
Proportional registration, rental cars to be registered and licensed in the same way as privately-owned vehicles and removed from special licensing under the proportional registration statute: HB 2412, * SHB 2412, CH 227 (1994)
Proportional registration, revised provisions: HB 2224, * ESHB 2224, CH 262 (1994)
Provisional drivers' licenses to be issued to person under eighteen or who has not held a valid driver's license withinthe five preceding years, restrictions may be placed on use of license: HB 2839
Purchase or lease of motor vehicle, three-day rescission period required after: SB 5119
Ready-mix mixer trucks, revised provisions relating to location of activation switch for truck's retractable axle: HB 2565, HB 2740, * SB 6205, CH 305 (1994)
Recreational vehicles, exemption from emission testing requirement: SB 5845
Registration fees increased: SSB 5962
Registration, proof of liability insurance coverage required: SB 5641
Registration, rental car title and registration provisions revised: HB 2412, * SHB 2412, CH 227 (1994), SB 6306
Registration, requirement that vehicles have emission inspections at each change of registration removed: SB 6064, SSB 6064
Rental cars, title and registration provisions revised: HB 2412, * SHB 2412, CH 227 (1994), SB 6306
Repair facilities, written estimate, return of replaced parts, advertising, and warranty requirements, penalties for failure to comply: HB 1766, * SHB 1766, CH 424 (1993)
Repair industry, legislative task force to study need for changes in regulation of: HCR 4405
Rescission of motor vehicle purchase or lease, three-day rescission period required: SB 5119
Revocation or suspension of driving privileges, provisional license to participate in alcohol or drug abuse treatment program, conditions: SB 5010, SB 5339
Revocation, suspension, or denial of driving privileges, summary procedures: SB 5010, SB 5339
Ride sharing and vanpools, tax incentives on sale and use of vans used for ride sharing or vanpools extended to vans carrying no fewer than five passengers: HB 1972, SB 5876
Ride sharing passenger motor vehicles, gross misdemeanor to make false statements in application for special license plate: * SSB 5876, CH 488 (1993), SSB 5918, 2SSB 5918, * 3SSB 5918, CH 270 (1994)
Ride sharing, tax incentives on sale and use of passenger motor vehicles carrying no fewer than five passengers: * SSB 5876, CH 488 (1993)
Ride-sharing vehicles, motor vehicle excise tax exemption extended to passenger motor vehicles carrying no fewer than four persons: SSB 5918, 2SSB 5918, * 3SSB 5918, CH 270 (1994)
Ride-sharing vehicles, tax incentives extended to cars: SB 5918
Ridesharing, business and occupation tax credit offered to major employers if they provide financial ridesharing incentives to employees: 2SSB 5918, * 3SSB 5918, CH 270 (1994)
Ridesharing, public utility tax credit offered to major employers who provide financial ridesharing incentives to employees: * 3SSB 5918, CH 270 (1994)
Right of way, driver of vehicle to yield to transit vehicle attempting to reenter flow of traffic: * EHB 1107, CH 401 (1993)
Roadway workers, reckless endangerment of, gross misdemeanor: * ESSB 5995, CH 141 (1994)
Safety belt laws, provision for enforcement only as a secondary action removed: HB 2506, SB 6193
Safety belt use law, enforcement only as secondary action requirement eliminated: HB 1710
San Juan county, addition of the Anacortes/San Juan Islands ferry water route to the state highway system does not affect rebate of fuel tax and license fees to island residents: * SHB 2618, CH 209 (1994)
School attendance, issuance of license or instructional permit to a person under eighteen years of age conditioned on attendance at school or award of high school diploma: HB 2093
Seat belt laws, provision for enforcement only as a secondary action removed: HB 2506, SB 6193
Semitrailer, maximum legal length raised to fifty-three feet: * SB 6202, CH 59 (1994)
Serial number or other identifying mark, authority to impound vehicle when mark has been removed, altered, or defaced: SB 6180
Smoking prohibited in motor vehicles when children are passengers: HB 1114
Snow tires, use of studded snow tires prohibited: SB 5151
Solid waste collection vehicles, revised provisions relating to location of activation switch for truck's retractable axle: HB 2740
Special fuel tax, department authorized to establish formulae for determining fuel use when operating other equipment from power take-off unit when direct measurement is not feasible: * HB 1477, CH 141 (1993)
Special parking privileges, infractions, monetary penalty increased and infraction made subject to the public safety and education assessment imposed by RCW 3.62.090: ESHB 2647
Speed enforcement using photo radar equipment authorized: HB 2778, SB 6443
Speed enforcement using photo radar, conditions and procedures for refuting a traffic citation: SHB 2778
Speed measuring device expert, testimony in court: SB 6051, SSB 6051
Speeding in construction zone, additional mandatory monetary penalty imposed on persons for: SB 5999
Speeding in construction zone, driving at speed greater than posted limit prohibited, monetary penalty: SB 5993
Speeding infractions, simplified procedure established for handling minor speeding infractions: HB 2310
State owned vehicles, authority for state agencies to use public funds to support commute trip reduction programs and to use state vehicles in commuter ride-sharing programs: HB 2067, * ESHB 2067, CH 394 (1993)
Studded snow tire use prohibited: SB 5151
Studded tire use in western Washington restricted: HB 2233
Student transportation, two-year property tax levies for the acquisition of motor vehicles for student transportation authorized: * SHB 2294, CH 116 (1994)
Taking a motor vehicle without permission, penalty increased: HB 2472
Taxicabs, alternative fuel use by taxicabs encouraged: HB 2619
Theft of a motor vehicle defined and made a class B felony: HB 2053, SHB 2053, HB 2078
Tire load limits on vehicles weighing over ten thousand pounds established: HB 1272, * ESB 5427, CH 103 (1993)
Titling and registration, development of unique titling and registration plan for significantly damaged vehicles required: SB 6180
Tow trucks, revision of statutes relating to conditions for rescinding state patrol appointment, acceptance of checks for towing services, adjustment of storage fees, and repossession of towed vehicles: * ESB 5442, CH 121 (1993)
Traffic citations, recordkeeping and auditing requirements modified: SB 6052, SSB 6052
Traffic offenses, deferral of judicial determination that an infraction was committed, fees authorized: SB 5834
Traffic offenses, deferral of judicial determination that an infraction was committed, limitations and standards: HB 1368, ESHB 1368, SB 5834
Traffic offenses, exclusion of juvenile diversion agreements from driver's traffic offense record: HB 2149
Traffic offenses, photo radar use conditions: SHB 2778
Traffic offenses, speed enforcement using photo radar equipment authorized: HB 2778, SB 6443
Traffic offenses, video or sound recordings by police of offenses and offenders authorized, restrictions: HB 2040
Traffic safety commission abolished and duties transferred to the Washington State patrol: * ESHB 2676, CH 9 (1994) PV
Traffic violations, court may not consider driving record for more than three years immediately preceding the date of the infraction when making sentencing determination: HB 1930
Travel trailers and campers, clean air and water excise tax imposed at annual rate of four dollars to fund air and water quality programs: SB 5454
Trucks, gross weight limits and licensing fees increased: HB 2107, SB 5962, SSB 5962
Trucks, gross weight permits, revised provisions: HB 1273, * SB 5426, CH 102 (1993)
Trucks, large truck-type power or trailing units, additional motor vehicle excise tax imposed: SB 5535
Trucks, large truck-type power units, additional motor vehicle excise tax imposed and permanent license plates issued for trailing units: * SSB 5535, CH 123 (1993)
Trucks, legal length of a double trailer combination increased to sixty-one feet: * EHB 1271, CH 301 (1993)
Trucks, licensing fees based on gross weight, revised rates: * SSB 5535, CH 123 (1993)
Unauthorized vehicle left within highway right of way may be allowed to remain on roadside for more than twenty-four hours if it does not pose a safety hazard and if owner requests it: * ESB 5442, CH 121 (1993)
Unauthorized vehicles, last registered owner liable for costs of removal and disposal, exception for theft or seller's report: * SHB 1507, CH 314 (1993)
Used vehicle valuation for excise tax purposes, department of licensing to prepare a schedule for use in the collectionof tax: HB 2748, SB 6364
Vehicle wreckers, licensing and regulation provisions revised: HB 2580
Vehicular homicide committed while under the influence, penalties increased: HB 2304
Vehicular homicide or assault, alcohol or drug treatment for convicted person, sentencing and community placement conditions: HB 1155
Violations, court jurisdiction established: SB 5058
Volatile organic compound emissions, user identification number required to purchase more than one pint of material giving off: HB 1709
Warranties, adjustment programs offered by manufacturers, regulation of, violations constitute an unfair business practice under the consumer protection act: SB 5123, SSB 5123
Warranties, breach of express or implied warranty, consumer may recover damages against dealer's surety bond: SB 5122, SSB 5122
Warranties, disabled new motor vehicle defined for purposes of: SB 5880
Weight regulation enforcement, unlawful for driver of vehicle to fail to stop and submit to weighing or to fail to comply with weight regulation requirements: * SHB 1129, CH 403 (1993)
Wholesale dealers, place of business requirements revised: HB 2225
Window tinting labels, revised requirements for: * HB 1713, CH 384 (1993)
Wreckers, regulatory provisions relating to vehicle wreckers updated: SB 6180