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438.01 Driving unsafe vehicles; application.
438.02 Lighted lights; measurement of distances and heights.
438.03 Headlights on motor vehicles and motorcycles.
438.04 Tail light; illumination of rear license plate.
438.05 Rear red reflectors.
438.06 Safety lighting on commercial vehicles.
438.07 Obscured lights on vehicles in combination.
438.08 Red light or red flag on extended loads.
438.09 Lights on parked or stopped vehicles.
438.10 Lights on slow-moving vehicles; emblem required; lights and reflectors on multi-wheel agricultural tractors or farm machinery.
438.11 Spotlight and auxiliary lights.
438.12 Cowl, fender and back-up lights.
438.13 Two lights displayed.
438.14 Use of headlight beams.
438.15 Lights of less intensity on slow-moving vehicles.
438.16 Number of lights permitted; red and flashing lights.
438.165 Lights and sound-producing devices on coroners' vehicles.
438.17 Vehicles transporting preschool children.
438.18 Focus and aim of headlights.
438.19 Motor vehicle and motorcycle brakes.
438.20 Horn, siren and theft alarm signal.
438.21 Muffler; muffler cutout; excessive smoke, gas or noise.
438.22 Rear-view mirror; clear view to front, both sides and rear.
438.23 Windshield required; sign or poster upon windshield; windshield wiper.
438.235 Tinted glass; materials on glass.
438.24 Limited load extension on left side of passenger vehicle.
438.25 Motor vehicle stop lights.
438.27 Air cleaner required.
438.28 Use of child restraints.
438.285 Use of occupant restraining devices.
438.29 Ignition interlock devices. (Repealed)
438.30 Air bags.
Bicycle equipment - see TRAF. 474.05
Collector's vehicles - see Ohio R.C. 4513.38, 4513.41
Improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle - see GEN. OFF. 672.04
Occupying travel trailers while in motion - see TRAF. 440.08
See section histories for similar state law
Snowmobile, off-highway motorcycle and all-purpose vehicle equipment - see TRAF. 446.02
Towing requirements - see TRAF. 440.05
Use of stop and turn signals - see TRAF. 432.13
Vehicles transporting explosives - see TRAF. 440.04
Warning devices for commercial vehicles disabled upon freeways - see Ohio R.C. 4513.28
Wheel protectors for commercial vehicles - see TRAF. 440.03