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169.725 TIRE SAFETY ENFORCEMENT.
If a peace officer has reasonable cause to believe that a passenger automobile is equipped
with tires in violation of sections 169.721 to 169.727, or of the rules adopted under section
169.722, the officer may require the operator of the passenger automobile to stop and submit the
passenger automobile to an inspection. If the inspection discloses that the tires of the passenger
automobile are in violation, the officer may issue a citation for the violation, and the defect must
be corrected as soon as possible. For purposes of this section, "peace officer" means a state
trooper, a county sheriff, a deputy sheriff, and a municipal police officer.
History: 1976 c 35 s 5; 1981 c 37 s 2; 1987 c 112 s 1