(a)    No person shall operate any motor truck, bus or commercial tractor upon any street or highway at any time from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise unless there in carried in such vehicle, except as provided in subsection (b) hereof, the following equipment which shall be of the types approved by the Ohio Director of Transportation.
      (1)    At least three flares or three red or amber reflectors or three red or amber electric lanterns, each of which shall be capable of being seen and distinguished at a distance of 500 feet under normal atmospheric conditions at night;
      (2)    At least three red-burning fusees, unless red or amber reflectors or red or amber electric lanterns are carried;
      (3)    At least two red cloth flags, not less than twelve inches square, with standards to support them;
      (4)    The type of red or amber reflectors shall comply with such standards and specifications now in effect or later established by the Interstate Commerce Commission and must be certified as meeting such standards by Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc.
   (b)    No person shall operate at the time and under the conditions stated in this section any motor vehicle used in transporting flammable liquids in bulk, or in transporting compressed flammable gases, unless there is carried in such vehicle three red or amber electric lanterns or three red or amber reflectors meeting the requirements stated in subsection (a) hereof. There shall not be carried in any such vehicle any flare, fusee or signal produced by a flame.
(ORC 4513.27; Ord. 1964-395. Passed 7-20-64.)