§ 8.33  MINIMUM EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS.
   The following requirements apply to , and vehicles, other than regulated by state law.
   (a)   Standard mufflers shall be properly attached and in constant operation to reduce the noise of any gasoline motor on the vehicle to the minimum necessary for operation. No person shall use a muffler cutout, by-pass, straight pipe or similar device on the gasoline motor of the vehicle and the exhaust system shall not emit or produce a sharp popping or crackling sound or other sound likely to annoy, disturb, injure or endanger the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of a reasonable person of ordinary sensibilities in its vicinity.
   (b)   Brakes shall be adequate to control the movement of the vehicle and to stop and hold the vehicle under any conditions of operation.
   (c)   At least one clear lamp shall be attached to the front with sufficient intensity to reveal persons and vehicles at a distance of at least 100 feet ahead during the hours of darkness under normal atmospheric conditions. Such head lamp shall be so aimed that glaring rays are not projected into the eyes of an oncoming vehicle operator. It shall also be equipped with at least one red tail lamp having a minimum candlepower of sufficient intensity to exhibit a red light plainly visible from a distance of 500 feet to the rear during the hours of darkness under normal atmospheric conditions. This equipment shall be required and shall be in operating condition when the vehicle is operated between the hours of one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise or at times of reduced visibility.
(1958 Code, § 101.11)  (Ord. 214, passed 11-16-1959; Ord. 76-7, passed 3-22-1976; Ord. 82-3, passed 2-8-1982; recodified by Ord. 2013-9, passed 4-1-2013)