New York State Consolidated Laws
Vehicle & Traffic: Title I: Article 1: Section 140
S 140. Roadway. That portion of a highway improved, designed, marked,
or ordinarily used for vehicular travel, exclusive of the shoulder and
slope. In the event a highway includes two or more separate roadways the
term "roadway" as used herein shall refer to any such roadway separately
but not to all such roadways collectively.
S 140-a. In-line skate. A manufactured or assembled device consisting
of an upper portion that is intended to be secured to a human foot, with
a frame or chassis attached along the length of the bottom of such upper
portion, with such frame or chassis holding two or more wheels that are
longitudinally aligned and used to skate or glide, by means of human
foot and leg power while having such device attached to each such foot
"Brake" shall mean a part which is secured to an in-line skate, as
defined in paragraph (b) of subdivision one of section three hundred
ninety-one-m of the general business law and intended to enable the user
to control his or her speed and/or come to a stop.
"Warning instruction" shall mean a label, hang-tag, shield or plate
with substantially the following notice printed in clear and conspicuous
type: "WARNING! REDUCE THE RISK OF SERIOUS INJURY, AND ONLY USE THESE
SKATES WHILE WEARING FULL PROTECTIVE GEAR - HELMET, WRIST GUARDS, ELBOW
PADS, AND KNEE PADS."
S 140-b. Roller skate. A manufactured or assembled device consisting
of a frame or shoe having clamps or straps or both for fastening, with a
pair of small wheels near the toe and another pair at the heel mounted
or permanently attached thereto, for skating or gliding by means of
human foot and leg power.
S 140-c. Skate board. A manufactured or assembled device consisting of
a platform having a pair of small wheels near the front and another pair
at the rear mounted or permanently attached thereto, for skating or
gliding by means of human foot and leg power.