SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1737        FILED ON: 1/14/2009

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1898



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Nine



An Act to reduce car emissions.


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Executive Office of Transportation and Public Works in consultation with the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs shall, in order to prevent unnecessary vehicle idling, and thus excessive auto emissions, shall examine the possibility of removing all traffic signs that read no turn on red. Where it is determined that the sign is not required for traffic safety reasons, the signs shall be removed.