11.22.03.14

.14 Lighting.

A. Headlamps. Inspect headlamps for:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Presence. (1) Not equipped with at least one headlamp on each side or two headlamps on each side for four-lamp system, or are not as far apart as practical.
(2) Condition. (2) Headlamp is damaged, broken, cracked, or not securely mounted.
(3) Function. (3) Headlamp does not function on high and low beams, does not emit a white light or is not properly directed.

B. Tail Lamps. Inspect tail lamps for:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Presence. (1) Not equipped with at least one tail lamp on each side to the rear, or are not mounted as far apart as practical.
(2) Condition. (2) Tail lamp does not function, does not emit a red light, or is not visible to rear.

C. Stop Lamps. Inspect stop lamps for:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Presence. (1) A 1968 or newer model year vehicle is not equipped with two red or amber stop lamps, or a 1967 or older model year vehicle is not equipped with at least one red or amber stop lamp.
(2) Condition. (2) Stop lamp does not function, does not emit a red or amber light, or is not visible to rear.

D. Turn Signal Lamps. Inspect turn signal lamps for:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Presence. (1) Not equipped with two amber to front and two red or amber to rear, mounted as far apart as practical.
(2) Condition. (2) Turn signal lamp is damaged, broken, cracked, or not securely mounted.
(3) Function. (3) Turn signal lamp does not function as designed, or does not flash between 60 and 120 cycles per minute, or is not visible to front and rear.

E. Hazard Warning Lamps. Inspect hazard warning lamps for:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Presence. (1) Not equipped with hazard warning lamps emitting amber light to front, and red or amber light to rear.
(2) Condition. (2) Hazard warning lamp is damaged, broken, cracked, or not securely mounted.
(3) Function. (3) Hazard warning system does not function, or permit simultaneous operation of all turn signal lamps, or is not visible to front and rear.

F. Side Marker Lamps. Side marker lamps may function as both side marker and clearance lamps. Inspect side marker lamps for:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Presence. (1) Not equipped with two amber side marker lamps on front and two red side marker lamps on rear, mounted as high and as close to front and rear of vehicle as practical, or if vehicle is longer than 30 feet and is not equipped with an intermediate side marker lamp centrally located on the vehicle.
(2) Condition. (2) Side marker lamp is damaged, broken, cracked, or not securely mounted.
(3) Function. (3) Side marker lamp does not function or is not visible to the side.

G. Clearance Lamps. Clearance lamps are not required on vehicles less than 80 inches in width. Inspect clearance lamps for:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Presence. (1) When required, vehicle is not equipped with at least two amber to the front and two red to the rear, mounted as far apart as practical.
(2) Condition. (2) Clearance lamp is damaged, broken, cracked, or not securely mounted.
(3) Function. (3) Clearance lamp does not function or is not visible to front or rear.

H. Identification Lamps. Identification lamps are not required on vehicles less than 80 inches in width. Inspect identification lamps for:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Presence. (1) When required, vehicle is not equipped with three amber identification lamps on the front and three red identification lamps on the rear.
(2) Condition. (2) Identification lamp is damaged, broken, cracked, or not securely mounted.
(3) Function. (3) Any identification lamp does not function or is not visible to the front and rear.

I. License Plate Lamp or Lamps. Inspect license plate lamp or lamps for:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Presence. (1) Not equipped with lamp or lamps to illuminate license plate.
(2) Condition. (2) License plate lamp is damaged, broken, cracked, or not securely mounted.
(3) Function. (3) License plate lamp does not function, emit a white light, or illuminate license plate.

J. Additional Lamps (if Equipped).

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Fog Lamps. Inspect fog lamps for function and mounting. (1) Equipped with more than two fog lamps on the front, fog lamp is not properly directed, or not properly and securely mounted.
(2) Driving Lamps. Inspect driving lamps for function and mounting. (2) Equipped with more than two driving lamps on the front of the vehicle, driving lamp is not properly directed, of properly and securely mounted.
(3) Back-up lamps. (3) Back-up lamp functions in a forward gear, is not properly directed, or properly and securely mounted.

K. Instrument and Indicator Lamps. Inspect for presence and function of:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Instrument panel lamps. (1) Instrument panel lamps fail to illuminate instruments or gauges.
(2) High beam indicator. (2) High beam indicator fails to function.
(3) Turn signal indicator. (3) Turn signal indicator fails to function or does not indicate proper turn.

L. Reflectors.

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Rear. Visually inspect for presence and condition of reflectors. (1) Not equipped with two red reflectors on rear, mounted at the same height and as far apart as practical.
(2) Side Marker. Visually inspect for presence and condition of reflectors. (2) Not equipped with one amber reflector on each side at or near the front, one red reflector on each side at or near the rear, or if vehicle is more than 30 feet long and is not equipped with an intermediate amber reflector centrally located.