New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 21 - Miscellaneous
Chapter V - New York State Bridge Authority
Part 200 - General Provisions
Section 200.8 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 38, September 21, 2022

Unless specifically defined otherwise, the following words or phrases shall have the specific meanings as described below:

(a) New York State Bridge Authority (NYSBA) shall mean the corporation created by title 2 of article 3 of the Public Authorities Law.

(b) The term authority shall mean the New York State Bridge Authority.

(c) The term board shall mean the members of the authority.

(d) The term Mid-Hudson Bridge shall be deemed to mean the bridge constructed across the Hudson River between the Town of Lloyd and the City of Poughkeepsie.

(e) The term Rip Van Winkle Bridge shall be deemed to mean the bridge constructed across the Hudson River north of the Village of Catskill and south of the City of Hudson.

(f) The term Bear Mountain Bridge shall be deemed to mean the bridge constructed across the Hudson River at Bear Mountain.

(g) The term Newburgh-Beacon Bridge shall be deemed to mean both spans of the bridge constructed across the Hudson River between the vicinity of the City of Newburgh and the vicinity of the City of Beacon.

(h) The term Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge shall be deemed to mean the bridge constructed across the Hudson River within five miles of the City of Kingston.

(i) The term bridges shall be deemed to mean collectively Mid-Hudson Bridge, Rip Van Winkle Bridge, Bear Mountain Bridge, Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge, both spans of the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge and incidental roads, approaches, structures and facilities.

(j) The term authority facilities shall mean all bridges as defined in subdivision (i) of this section and all other areas under jurisdiction of the New York State Bridge Authority.

(k) Vehicle. A device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a public highway, except a baby carriage.

(l) Motor vehicle. A vehicle propelled by any power other than muscular power.

(m) Motorcycle. A motor-powered vehicle of bicycle or tricycle type.

(n) Bicycle. A vehicle with two wheels supported by a frame, propelled by the feet acting upon pedals.

(o) Bus. A motor vehicle used for the transportation of 10 or more persons.

(p) Truck. A motor vehicle designed, used or maintained primarily for the transportation of property.

(q) Tractor. A motor-driven vehicle designed for drawing other vehicles but having no provision for carrying loads independently.

(r) Trailer and semi-trailer. A vehicle without motor power drawn by a motor-powered vehicle.

(s) Snowmobile or snow traveler. A vehicle designed for travel over snow or ice, supported by skis or runners and propelled by a traction wheel or belt.

(t) Emergency service vehicle. A vehicle customarily used for the purpose of towing, pushing, repairing or otherwise servicing disabled vehicles.

(u) Operator. A person who pushes, draws, propels, operates or is in charge of a vehicle.

(v) Agent or employee--police. The term agent or employee of the authority shall include, but not be limited to, a member of the State Police or a member of any other law enforcement agency acting on the authority facilities pursuant to law or pursuant to the request, direction or order of an agent or employee of the authority.

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