WVC 17 C- 15 - 12
§17C-15-12. Visibility of reflectors, clearance lamps and marker
(a) Every reflector upon any vehicle referred to in section
nine of this article shall be of such size and characteristics
and so maintained as to be readily visible at nighttime from all
distances within five hundred feet to fifty feet from the vehicle
when directly in front of lawful upper beams of head lamps.
Reflectors required to be mounted on the sides of the vehicle
shall reflect the required color of light to the sides, and those
mounted on the rear shall reflect a red color to the rear.
(b) Front and rear clearance lamps shall be capable of being
seen and distinguished under normal atmospheric conditions at the
times lights are required at a distance of five hundred feet from
the front and rear, respectively, of the vehicle.
(c) Side marker lamps shall be capable of being seen and
distinguished under normal atmospheric conditions at the times
lights are required at a distance of five hundred feet from the
side of the vehicle on which mounted.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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