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Rs 32:315 Lamps On Farm Tractors, Farm Equipment And Implements Of Husbandry

§315. Lamps on farm tractors, farm equipment and implements of husbandry

A. Every farm tractor and every self-propelled farm equipment unit of husbandry not equipped with an electric lighting system shall at all times mentioned in R.S. 32:301 be equipped with at least one lamp displaying a white light visible when lighted from a distance of not less than 500 feet to the front of such vehicle and shall also be equipped with at least one lamp displaying a red light visible when lighted from a distance of not less than 500 feet to the rear of such vehicle.

B. Every self-propelled unit of farm equipment not equipped with an electric lighting system shall at all times mentioned in R.S. 32:301, in addition to the lamps required in Sub-section A, be equipped with two reflectors visible from all distances within 600 feet to 100 feet to the rear when directly in front of lawful upper beams of head lamps.

C. Every combination of farm tractor and towed unit of farm equipment or implement of husbandry not equipped with an electric lighting system at all times mentioned in R.S. 32:301 shall be equipped with the following lamps:

(1) At least one lamp mounted to indicate as nearly as practicable the extreme left projection of said combination and displaying a white light visible when lighted from a distance of not less than 500 feet to the front of said combination, and

(2) Two lamps each displaying a red light visible when lighted from a distance of not less than 500 feet to the rear thereof and two red reflectors visible from all distances within 600 feet to 100 feet to the rear thereof when illuminated by the upper beams of head lamps.

D. Every farm tractor and every self-propelled unit of farm equipment or implement of husbandry equipped with an electric lighting system shall at all times mentioned in R.S. 32:301 be equipped with two single beam or multiple beam head lamps meeting the requirements of R.S. 32:323 or 32:321 respectively or, as an alternative, R.S. 32:325, and at least one red lamp visible when lighted from a distance of not less than 500 feet to the rear provided, that every such self propelled unit of farm equipment other than a farm tractor shall have two such red lamps or, as an alternative, one such red lamp and two red reflectors visible from all distances within 600 feet to 100 feet when directly in front of lawful upper beams of head lamps.

E. Every combination of farm tractor and towed farm equipment or towed implement of husbandry equipped with an electric lighting system shall at all times mentioned in R.S. 32:301 be equipped with lamps as follows:

(1) The farm tractor element of every such combination shall be equipped as required in Sub-section D of this Section.

(2) The towed unit of farm equipment or implement of husbandry element of such combination shall be equipped with two red lamps visible when lighted from a distance of not less than 500 feet to the rear or, as an alternative, two red reflectors visible to the rear directly in front of lawful upper beams of head lamps.

(3) Said combinations shall also be equipped with a lamp displaying a white or amber light, or any shade of color between white and amber, visible when lighted from a distance of not less than 500 feet to the front and a lamp displaying a red light visible when lighted from a distance of not less than 500 feet to the rear.

F. The lamps and reflectors required in this Section shall be so positioned as to show from front and rear as nearly as practicable the extreme projection of the vehicle carrying them on the side of the roadway used in passing such vehicle. If a farm tractor, or a unit of farm equipment, whether self-propelled or towed, is equipped with two or more lamps or reflectors visible from the front or two or more lamps or reflectors visible from the rear, such lamps or reflectors shall be so positioned that the extreme projections both to the left and to the right of said vehicle shall be indicated as nearly as practicable.

Acts 1962, No. 310, §1.

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Louisiana
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John Bel Edwards
John Bel Edwards
January 11, 2016 -
Democratic
1-225-342-4404
900 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, LA, 70802

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