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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 31: Use and operation of motor vehicles or trailers; conduct of operators and chauffeurs; rules and regulations

[ Text of section effective until July 1, 2016. For text effective July 1, 2016, see below.]

  Section 31. The registrar may make rules and regulations governing the use and operation of motor vehicles or trailers and the conduct of operators and chauffeurs, and may alter, rescind or add to any rules and regulations previously made by him. A copy of such rules and regulations attested by the registrar shall be prima facie evidence that they have been made as provided by law. This section shall not be construed as giving the registrar power to regulate the speed at which motor vehicles may be operated on the public ways.

Chapter 90: Section 31. Use and operation of motor vehicles or trailers; conduct of operators and chauffeurs; rules and regulations

[ Text of section as amended by 2016, 133, Sec. 59 effective July 1, 2016. See 2016, 133, Sec. 203. For text effective until July 1, 2016, see above.]

  Section 31. The registrar may make rules and regulations governing the use and operation of motor vehicles or trailers and the conduct of operators and chauffeurs and may establish regulations to govern operators' licenses, permits and identification cards and any other products the registrar is authorized to issue or which are provided by general or special law. A copy of the rules and regulations, attested by the registrar, shall be prima facie evidence that they have been adopted as provided by law. This section shall not be construed as giving the registrar power to regulate the speed at which motor vehicles may be operated on public ways.