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(A) Driving lamps. When upon any street or highway within the village limits every motorcycle or snowmobile shall at all times exhibit at least one lighted lamp, showing a white light commonly known as a driving lamp visible at least 150 meters or (492 feet) in the direction the said vehicle is traveling when in forward gear. All other motor vehicles shall, during the period from sunset to sunrise, or at any other time when the limit of visibility is such that the use of running or driving lights shall be required for safety, exhibit two such illuminated driving lamps showing white light or light of a yellow or amber tint visible for at least 150 meters or (492 feet) in the direction the motor vehicle is traveling when in the forward gear.
(B) Running lights (parking lights). Running lights may be used between the period of sunrise and sunset in addition to the “driving lights”, but not in lieu of any “driving lights”. Running lights includes the illumination of the required “tail lamps”.
(C) Tail lamps. Every motor vehicle, trailer or semi-trailer shall be equipped with at least two lamps, commonly known as tail lamps, which shall be mounted on the left rear of the vehicle so as to throw a red light visible for at least 150 meters or (492 feet) in the direction in which the vehicle is traveling when in the reverse gear; except that, a motorcycle or a truck-tractor or a road-tractor manufactured before 1-1-1968 need be equipped with only one such lamp. Said lamps shall be so wired as to be illuminated whenever the driving lamps, running lamps or auxiliary lamps are illuminated.
(D) Rear registration plate illumination. Either a tail lamp or a separate lamp shall be so constructed and placed as to illuminate with a white light a rear registration plate, and said lamp shall also be so wired as to be illuminated whenever the driving lamps, auxiliary lamps or tail lamps are illuminated. Illumination of said registration license plate shall be required between sunset and sunrise and shall be clearly visible and legible from a distance of 15 meters or (49 feet) to the rear of the vehicle.
(Ord. 005/A1, passed 2-22-1979) Penalty, see § 71.99