[§437-4.5] Vehicle bumper impact notice. (a) Every manufacturer or distributor of new passenger vehicles for sale in this State shall affix to a window or the windshield of the vehicle a notice with either of the following statements, whichever is appropriate:
(1) "THIS VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH A BUMPER SYSTEM THAT CONFORMS TO THE CURRENT FEDERAL BUMPER STANDARD OF MILES PER HOUR, AND CAN WITHSTAND AN IMPACT SPEED SPECIFIED BY FEDERAL TEST PROCEDURES WITH NO DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLE'S BODY AND SAFETY SYSTEMS. ALTHOUGH THE BUMPER AND ATTACHMENT HARDWARE MAY SUSTAIN DAMAGE, THE EXTENT OF THE DAMAGE MAY VARY."
(2) "THIS VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH A BUMPER SYSTEM THAT EXCEEDS CURRENT FEDERAL BUMPER STANDARDS, AND CAN WITHSTAND A FRONTAL IMPACT SPEED OF MILES PER HOUR AND A REAR IMPACT SPEED OF MILES PER HOUR, AS SPECIFIED BY FEDERAL TEST PROCEDURES, WITH NO DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLE'S BODY AND SAFETY SYSTEMS. THE BUMPER AND ATTACHMENT HARDWARE MAY SUSTAIN MINOR DAMAGE, WHICH CAN BE REPAIRED WITH THE USE OF COMMON REPAIR MATERIALS AND WITHOUT REPLACING ANY PARTS."
(b) The notice required by this section shall be printed legibly in English in bold typeface print and may be included in any notice or label required by federal law to be affixed to a window or windshield of the vehicle. [L 1992, c 109, §1]