New York Vehicle & Traffic Law

Sec. § 1146-A
Approaching Horses


1.

Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, every driver of a vehicle shall exercise due care to avoid colliding with any horse being ridden or led along a public highway.

2.

Every driver of a vehicle shall approach a horse being ridden or led along a public highway at a reasonable and prudent speed so as to avoid frightening such horse and shall pass the horse at a reasonable distance.

3.

No driver of a vehicle shall sound the horn when approaching or passing a horse on a public highway.
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