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Whenever any motor truck, truck tractor, semi-trailer, trailer or passenger bus is disabled on the traveled portion of highway or the shoulder thereof within the town, the vehicle shall display the following warning devices on the street or avenue during the time the vehicle is so disabled.
(A) During nighttime a lighted fuse shall be immediately placed on the roadway at the traffic side of the motor vehicle and within the burning period of the fuse three lighted flares or three electric lanterns shall be placed on the roadway; one at a distance of not less than 100 feet in advance of the vehicle and one at a distance of not less than 100 feet to the rear of the vehicle each in the center of the lane of traffic occupied by the motor vehicle, and one at the traffic side of the vehicle.
(B) During daylight hours red flags of red cloth not less than 12 inches square with standards shall be placed in the manner prescribed for flares or electric lanterns. No flag shall be required to be placed at the side of the vehicle. If the disablement continues into the period when lights are required, flares or electric lanterns shall be placed as heretofore prescribed.
(Ord. 2008-4, passed 6-9-2008; Ord. 2008-4, passed 9-7-2010)