Share This Article

THE DRIVING FORCE: NON-OP BILL IN CALIFORNIA

This article is from our archives and has not been updated and integrated with our "new" site yet... Even so, it's still awesome - so keep reading!

Published on Fri, Apr 18, 2003

By: The LACar Editorial Staff

THE DRIVING FORCE: NON-OP BILL IN CALIFORNIA

By Contributing Editor BRIAN CAULDILL

A bill (A.B. 789) has been introduced in the California Assembly that exempts vehicles having a certification of nonoperation on file with the DMV from city and county public nuisance ordinances. The vehicle would have to be stored or parked in a legal manner on private property and not readily visible from the street.

We Urge You to Contact Your State Legislators to Support A.B. 789 * A.B. 789 provides safeguards for hobbyists to work on collector vehicles on private property.

* A.B. 789 establishes reasonable provisions that vehicles be properly parked and located out of ordinary public view, which can generally be achieved by means of inside storage, fencing, trees, shrubbery, etc

. * A.B. 789 allows collectors to maintain wrecked, dismantled or inoperative vehicles and their parts on private property.

* A.B. 789 demonstrates a real effort by legislators and hobbyists to enact reasonable and fair compromise legislation.

Contact your own state legislators in Sacramento immediately by phone, fax or e-mail to support this legislation. If you need assistance in determining who your legislators are and their contact information, please contact the California State Legislature's General Information Line at 916/445-4311. This information can also be obtained by calling the SEMA Washington, D.C. office at 202/783-6007 ext. 39 or via the Internet at www.enjoythedrive.com/leg...slator.asp . Please be certain to include your name and address on your correspondence.

For our records, forward a copy of your letter to the SEMA Government Affairs office at [email protected] or via the information below.

Brian Caudill SEMA Action Network 1317 F Street, NW, Suite 500 Washington, DC 20004 202-783-6024 (Fax)

You Might Also Like These Articles:

The 2022-2023 MINI Cooper SE parked in a garage after being ordered and shipped from Europe

The Well-Traveled 2022-2023 MINI COOPER SE

Mark Donahue's Sunoco Car

Lola T70 - California’s CAN-AM Car

the upper part of the book cover for Lola - The T70 And Can-Am Cars

LOLA – The T70 & Can-Am Cars

photo of the book Lola GT focusing on the upper part of the book cover with the title.

LOLA GT – The DNA of the Ford GT40

a palette knife rendering from AP’s March 3, 1981 photograph of UAW Local 588 members with the Ford Motor Company taking sledgehammers to a Toyota Corolla.

Us vs Them