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Statute Number:8-1713
Chapter Title:AUTOMOBILES AND OTHER VEHICLES
Article Title:UNIFORM ACT REGULATING TRAFFIC; EQUIPMENT OF VEHICLES
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Visibility requirements for reflectors, clearance lamps,
identification lamps and side marker lamps.
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8-1713. Visibility requirements for reflectors, clearance lamps, identification lamps and side marker lamps. (a) Every reflector upon any vehicle referred to in K.S.A. 8-1710 shall be of such size and characteristics and so maintained as to be readily visible at nighttime from all distances within six hundred (600) feet to one hundred (100) feet from the vehicle when directly in front of lawful lower beams of head lamps, except that the visibility for reflectors on vehicles manufactured or assembled prior to January 1, 1970, shall be measured in front of lawful upper beams of head lamps. Reflectors required to be mounted on the sides of the vehicle shall reflect the required color of light to the sides, and those mounted on the rear shall reflect a red color to the rear.
(b) Front and rear clearance lamps and identification lamps shall be capable of being seen and distinguished under normal atmospheric conditions at the times lights are required at all distances between five hundred (500) and fifty (50) feet from the front and rear, respectively, of the vehicle.
(c) Side marker lamps shall be capable of being seen and distinguished under normal atmospheric conditions at the times lights are required at all distances between five hundred (500) and fifty (50) feet from the side of the vehicle on which mounted.
History: L. 1974, ch. 33, 8-1713; July 1.


Date Composed: 04/04/2011 Date Modified: 04/04/2011

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