(a) On and after the effective date of this Code no person shall sell
any new motor vehicle as specified herein, nor shall any new motor
vehicle as specified herein be registered thereafter unless such
vehicle is equipped with safety glazing material of a type approved by
the Commissioner wherever glazing material is used in doors, windows
and windshields. The foregoing provisions shall apply to all
passenger-type motor vehicles, including passenger buses and school
buses, but in respect to trucks, including truck tractors, the
requirements as to safety glazing material shall apply to all glazing
material used in doors, windows and windshields in the drivers'
compartments of such vehicles.
(b) The term "safety glazing materials" means glazing materials so
constructed, treated or combined with other materials as to reduce
substantially, in comparison with ordinary sheet glass or plate glass,
the likelihood of injury to persons by objects from exterior sources
or by these safety glazing materials when they may be cracked or
(c) Any person or firm who shall sell, or make replacements of glass
therein, or sell glass cut to size to fit windshields, door glass, or
window glass of a motor vehicle in violation of the provisions of this
act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.