Does Utah violate the commerce clause of the U. S. Constitution by requiring back up cameras and warning signals on trucks?

Asked over 1 year ago - Valrico, FL

Nevada and California also passed a law requiring the same. This question is for research purposes

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  1. Heather Morcroft

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Not in my opinion.

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  2. Jason J Jarvis

    Contributor Level 5


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . Are you a law student writing a student note?

    Start here:

    41 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 1 (discussion of dormant commerce clause cases)

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  3. Philip Douglas Cave


    Contributor Level 17

    Answered . No. California is one of several states with different and stricter emissions standards on auto's. Not found to be unconstitutional.;; 703-298-9562, 800-401-1583. Answering your... more
  4. James M Henderson Sr.

    Contributor Level 11

    Answered . Bibb v. Navajo Freight Line, 359 U.S. 520 (1959), helps clarify the circumstances in which these regulations will be sustained. There, Illinois required tractor trailers to be equipped with a particular design mud flap. The design commanded by state law was such that trucks legal in Illinois would be illegal in Arkansas which had a differing required design mudflap.

    Take a look at the decision there, and then follow the commentary trail after it.

    This answer is not a substitute for consulting with and retaining the services of an attorney for your legal needs.... more

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