Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities

The Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee is responsible for monitoring all segments of state transportation, including bridge and highway construction, motor vehicle inspections, expansion of light-rail train systems, and management of the toll road authorities.
Democratic Research Aide:  Jillian Dempsey   
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Greenwald, Burzichelli, DeAngelo & Mukherji Bill to Allow Use of Rearview Cameras, Parking Sensors During Road Test Now Law

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Majority Leader Louis D. Greenwald, Deputy Speaker John J. Burzichelli and Assemblymen Wayne DeAngelo and Raj Mukherji that would allow driver's license applicants to employ rearview cameras and parking sensors during road tests has been signed into law.

"Virtually everyone who learns to drive today eventually will have to operate a vehicle equipped with this new technology, which is designed to make automobiles significantly safer," said Greenwald (D-Camden/Burlington). "This measure will update state statute to ensure that new drivers, driving instructors and Motor Vehicle Commission employees are clear about what is permissible during the road test."

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Downey, Houghtaling, Chiaravalloti, Coughlin & Greenwald Bill to Bar DUI Drivers from Operating NJ Transit Trains Now Law

Legislation Stems from Recent Report of NJT Engineer with Suspended License
Legislation Assembly Democrats Joann Downey, Eric Houghtaling, Nicholas Chiaravalloti, Craig Coughlin and Majority Leader Louis D. Greenwald sponsored to prohibit anyone whose driver's license is suspended for DWI from operating a New Jersey Transit train has been signed into law.

The law (A-20) prohibits any individual whose driver's license is suspended or revoked due to driving while intoxicated or refusing to take a breathalyzer test from operating an NJ Transit locomotive or train.

"No one who is prohibited from operating an automobile should be in a position to transport passengers who take NJ Transit trains..," said Downey (D-Monmouth).

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