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motor vehicle

a road vehicle driven by a motor or engine, esp an internal-combustion engine

motor vehicle

[′mōd·ər ′vē·ə·kəl]
(mechanical engineering)
Any automotive vehicle that does not run on rails, and generally having rubber tires.
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Clinton, operating under the influence of liquor, sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until April 15, 2016, $250 operating under the influence fee, $50 operating under the influence victims assessment, $250 head injury assessment, $50 victim witness assessment; reckless operation of a motor vehicle, dismissed; operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, dismissed upon payment of $100 in court costs; possessing an open container of alcohol in a vehicle, not responsible.
3 billion was lost nationwide to motor vehicle thefts in 2012.
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First, police are able to search a motor vehicle without a warrant if there is probable cause to believe that contraband or evidence is contained therein.
In most states, insurers give state motor vehicle departments their entire book of business on a regular basis, depending on the state.
The consumption of aluminum permanent mold and sand castings in motor vehicles also is forecast to reach record shipments in '00 at 523,000 tons, leading to a 829,000 tons in total shipments, which represents a 5.
1 percent; strong increases in computer and office equipment and in semiconductors were mostly offset by a decrease in motor vehicles and parts.
Had we known it had been repurchased for faults, we would never have purchased the vehicle," Sodari-Smith told the California Division of Motor Vehicles during a hearing on Chrysler lemon-laundering charges in 1995.
The percentage of those with this type of training was nearly equal when partitioned by motor vehicle crash versus firearm, with 49 and 48 percent, respectively.
A motor vehicle is also considered an abandoned motor vehicle if it has been lawfully towed to an automotive storage facility at the request of a law enforcement officer and left there for a period of not less than 30 days without anyone having paid all reasonable current charges for such towing and storage.
Eight of those car owners have already pleaded guilty to a variety of charges in state court, including motor vehicle insurance fraud, larceny over $250, perjury in a statement to the police alleging motor vehicle theft, and removal or concealment of a motor vehicle to defraud an insurer.
This article examines the Court's decisions that establish what is required before law enforcement officers can engage in a warrantless search of a vehicle under the motor vehicle exception and where in the vehicle this search authority extends.

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