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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.
438.105 Display of warning devices on disabled vehicles.
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 Focus and aim of headlights.
438.18 Motor vehicle and motorcycle brakes.
438.19 Horn, siren and theft alarm signal.
438.20 Muffler; muffler cutout; excessive smoke, gas or noise.
438.21 Rear-view mirror; clear view to front, both sides and rear.
438.22 Windshield required; sign or poster upon windshield; windshield wiper.
438.225 Tinted glass; materials on glass.
438.226 Sunscreening and other vision obscuring materials on windshields. (Repealed)
438.23 Limited load extension on left side of passenger vehicle.
438.24 Motor vehicle stop lights.
438.25 School bus inspection.
438.26 School bus not used for school purposes.
438.27 School bus marking.
438.28 Occupying travel trailer or manufactured home while in motion.
438.30 Vehicles transporting preschool children.
438.31 Use of child restraints.
438.32 Use of occupant restraining devices.
438.33 Ignition interlock devices. (Repealed)
438.34 Air bags.
See section histories for similar State law
Warning devices for commercial vehicles disabled upon freeways - see Ohio R.C. 4513.28
Collector's vehicles - see Ohio R.C. 4513.38, 4513.41
Use of stop and turn signals - see TRAF. 432.13
Wheel protectors for commercial vehicles - see TRAF. 440.03
Vehicles transporting explosives - see TRAF. 440.04
Towing requirements; exception to size and weight restrictions- see TRAF. 440.05
Bicycle equipment - see TRAF. 474.05
Snowmobile, off-highway motorcycle and all-purpose vehicle equipment - see TRAF. 476.02
Improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle - see GEN. OFF. 672.04