11.22.04.09

.09 Lighting.

A. 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.

B. Stop Lamps. Inspect stop lamps for:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Presence. (1) Not equipped with at least two red or amber stop lamps.
(2) Condition. (2) Stop lamp does not function, does not emit a red or amber light, or is not visible to the rear.

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

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Presence. (1) Not equipped with two red or amber rear signal lamps, 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.

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

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Presence. (1) Not equipped with hazard warning lamps emitting 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 rear.

E. 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.

F. Clearance Lamps. Clearance lamps are not required on vehicles less than 80 inches in width or on rear of truck tractors. 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.

G. 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 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.

H. 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.

I. Additional Lamps (if Equipped).

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Back-up lamps. (1) Back-up lamp functions when vehicle is moving forward, is not properly directed, or is not properly and securely mounted.

J. Reflectors.

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Rear. Visually inspect for presence and condition of reflectors. (1) Not equipped with two red reflectors on the rear, mounted at the same height and is 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.