Title 31
Motor and Other Vehicles

Chapter 24
Lighting Equipment and Reflectors

R.I. Gen. Laws § 31-24-46

§ 31-24-46. Lights on snow removal equipment.

(a) The state traffic commission shall adopt standards and specifications applicable to head lamps, clearance lamps, identification, and other lamps on snow removal equipment when operated on the highways of this state in lieu of the lamps otherwise required on motor vehicles by this chapter. The standards and specifications may permit the use of flashing lights for purposes of identification on snow removal equipment when in service upon the highways.

(b) It shall be unlawful to operate any snow removal equipment on any highway unless the lamps on it comply with and are lighted when and as required by the standards and specifications adopted as provided in this section.

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

History of Section.
P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 34, § 26; G.L. 1956, § 31-24-46; P.L. 2002, ch. 292, § 121.