Title 31
Motor and Other Vehicles

Chapter 24
Lighting Equipment and Reflectors

R.I. Gen. Laws § 31-24-39

§ 31-24-39. Mounting of reflectors.

(a) Reflectors. When required by § 31-24-37, reflectors shall be mounted at a height not less than twenty-four inches (24") and not higher than sixty inches (60") above the ground on which the vehicle stands. If the highest part of the permanent structure of the vehicle is less than twenty-four inches (24") the reflector at that point shall be mounted as high as that part of the permanent structure will permit.

(b) The rear reflectors on a pole trailer may be mounted on each side of the bolster or load.

(c) Any required red reflector on the rear of a vehicle may be incorporated with the tail lamp, but the reflector shall meet all the other reflector requirements of this chapter.

(d) Violations of this section are subject to fines enumerated in § 31-41.1-4.

History of Section.
P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 34, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 31-24-39; P.L. 2002, ch. 292, § 121.