P.L.2011, CHAPTER 103, approved August 18, 2011
Senate, No. 255 (First Reprint)
concerning emergency management and supplementing chapter 9 of Appendix A.
Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
The] Unless otherwise ordered by the State Director of Emergency Management, a County Emergency Management Coordinator, or a Municipal Emergency Management Coordinator, the1
operator of a motor vehicle shall not tow any trailer, semitrailer, or any other type of drawn or towed trailer, including a trailer transporting a boat, on a public highway located in an area where an emergency or local disaster emergency as defined in section 3 of P.L.1953, c. 438 (C.App.A:9-33.1) has been declared and an evacuation plan is in effect. This prohibition shall not apply to emergency vehicles. 1The operator of a motor vehicle who violates this prohibition may be charged with failure to obey signals, signs, or directions under emergency conditions with regard to the flow of vehicular traffic, and upon conviction shall be subject to penalties for a violation of section 3 of P.L.1950, c.70 (C.39:4-215).1
2. This act shall take effect immediately.
Prohibits towing and transportation of boats during emergency evacuations.