BILL NUMBER: AB 1311	INTRODUCED
	BILL TEXT


INTRODUCED BY   Assembly Member Miller

                        FEBRUARY 18, 2011

   An act to amend Section 22456 of the Vehicle Code, relating to
vehicles.



	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   AB 1311, as introduced, Miller. Vehicles: ice cream trucks: safety

   Existing law, the Destiny Nicole Stout Memorial Act, requires an
ice cream truck to be equipped at all time, while engaged in vending
in a residential area, with warning signs mounted on both the front
and rear and clearly legible from a distance of 100 feet under
daylight conditions, as provided.
   This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to that
law.
   Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no.
State-mandated local program: no.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  SECTION 1.  Section 22456 of the Vehicle Code is amended to read:
   22456.  (a) This section shall be known and may be cited as the
Destiny Nicole Stout Memorial Act.
   (b) The Legislature finds and declares that motor vehicles engaged
in vending ice cream and similar food items in residential
neighborhoods can increase the danger to children  ,
 and it is necessary that these vehicles are clearly seen
and noticed by motorists and pedestrians to protect public safety.
   (c) As used in this section, the term "ice cream truck" means a
motor vehicle engaged in the curbside vending or sale of frozen or
refrigerated desserts, confections, or novelties commonly known as
ice cream, or prepackaged candies, prepackaged snack foods, or soft
drinks, primarily intended for the sale to children under 12 years of
age.
   (d)  Any   An  ice cream truck shall be
equipped at all times, while engaged in vending in a residential
area, with signs mounted on both the front and the rear and clearly
legible from a distance of 100 feet under daylight conditions,
incorporating the words "WARNING" and "CHILDREN CROSSING." Each sign
shall be at least 12 inches high by 48 inches wide, with letters of a
dark color and at least four inches in height, a one-inch wide solid
border, and a sharply contrasting background.
   (e) A person  may   shall  not vend from
an ice cream truck that is stopped, parked, or standing on 
any   a  public street, alley, or highway under any
of the following conditions:
   (1) On a street, alley, or highway with a posted speed limit
greater than 25 miles per hour.
   (2) If the street, alley, or highway is within 100 feet of an
intersection with an opposing highway that has a posted speed limit
greater than 25 miles per hour.
   (3) If the vendor does not have an unobstructed view for 200 feet
in both directions along the highway and of  any 
traffic on the highway.