Vehicle Equipment: Lights

ORS 816.290
End load lights


Each of the following is a requirement for end load lights:

(1)

The lights shall be red in color.

(2)

The lights shall be either a lighted light or lantern.

(3)

The lights shall be placed at the extreme rear end of a load.

(4)

The lights shall be plainly visible from a distance of at least 500 feet to the sides and rear of the vehicle. [1983 c.338 §458 (26); 1985 c.16 §240 (26); 1985 c.69 §1 (26); 1985 c.71 §4 (26); 1985 c.393 §13 (26); 1985 c.420 §6 (26)]
Chapter 816

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

Statutory requirements for lighting of motor vehicles apply to a tractor when operated on a highway, even when the tractor is crossing the highway at right angles to the flow of traffic. Beglau v. Albertus, 272 Or 170, 536 P2d 1251 (1975)


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