1501:47-2-22 Visibility of lights.

The lights prescribed in these rules shall have an intensity as specified in annex I of the "I.N.R.A.", so as to be visible at the following minimum ranges:

(A) In a vessel of fifty meters or more in length:

(1) A masthead light, six miles.

(2) A sidelight, three miles.

(3) A sternlight, three miles.

(4) A towing light, three miles.

(5) A white, red, green or yellow all-around light,

three miles.

(6) A special flashing light, two miles.

(B) In a vessel of twelve meters or more in length but less than fifty meters in length:

(1) A masthead light, five miles; except that where the

length of the vessel is less than twenty meters,

three miles.

(2) A sidelight, two miles.

(3) A sternlight, two miles.

(4) A towing light, two miles.

(5) A white, red, green or yellow all-around light, two

miles.

(6) A special flashing light, two miles.

(C) In a vessel of less than twelve meters in length:

(1) A masthead light, two miles.

(2) A sidelight, one mile.

(3) A sternlight, two miles.

(4) A towing light, two miles.

(5) A white, red, green or yellow all-around light, two

miles.

(6) A special flashing light, two miles.

(D) In an inconspicuous, partly submerged vessel or object being towed: a white all-round light, three miles.

No person shall operate or permit to be operated, any vessel on the waters in this state, in violation of this rule.

Eff 6-11-90 (Emer.); 8-24-90
Rule promulgated under: RC Chapter 119.
Rule amplifies: RC 1547.52