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321.444 Safety glass.

1. No person shall sell any new motor vehicle nor shall any motor vehicle, manufactured since July 1, 1935, be registered, or operated unless such vehicle is equipped with safety glass wherever glass is used in doors, windows, and windshields. Replacements of glass in doors, windows, or windshields shall be of safety glass.

2. The term "safety glass" shall mean any product composed of glass, so manufactured, fabricated, or treated as substantially to prevent shattering and flying of the glass when struck or broken or such other or similar product as may be approved by the director.

3. The director shall compile and publish a list of types of glass by name approved by the director as meeting the requirements of subsection 2 and the director shall not register any motor vehicle which is subject to the provisions of subsection 1 unless it is equipped with an approved type of safety glass, and the director shall suspend the registration of any motor vehicle so subject to said section which the director finds is not so equipped until it is made to conform to the requirements of said section.

Section History: Early form

[C35, § 4991-f1, -f4; C39, § 5034.53, 5034.54, 5034.55; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, § 321.444, 321.445, 321.446; C66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 321.444]

Internal References

Referred to in § 321.438, 805.8(2c)

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