22.1108 Brakes.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 22.1108]

(a) Every motor vehicle other than a motorcycle, when operated upon a highway, must be equipped with brakes adequate to control the movement of and to stop and to hold such vehicle, including 2 separate means of applying the brakes, each of which means shall be effective to apply the brakes to at least 2 wheels. If these 2 separate means of applying the brakes are connected in any way, they must be so constructed that failure of any one part of the operating mechanism will not leave the motor vehicle without brakes on at least 2 wheels.

(b) Any combination of motor vehicle, trailer, semitrailer or other vehicle must be equipped with brakes upon one or more of such vehicles.

(c) Every motorcycle, and bicycle with motor attached, when operated upon a highway, must be equipped with at least one brake, which may be operated by hand or foot.

(d) All brakes must be maintained in good working order and shall conform to the regulations set forth in 22.1109.

History: 1972, PL 12-65 § 1.