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Rule 4501-11-05 | Motorcycles used as funeral escort vehicles.

 

Motorcycles used as funeral escort vehicles, except motorcycles used by public law enforcement officers or other persons sworn to enforce the criminal and traffic laws of the state, shall be governed by the following standards and specifications as to flashing lights

(A) Motorcycles shall be equipped with a minimum of two flashing, rotating, oscillating and/or strobe-type light(s).

(B) The lights shall be placed one on each side of the headlight. Each light shall be amber in color when illuminated and shall be not less than twenty-one candle power and shall be visible from a distance of at least five hundred feet to the front of the motorcycle.

(C) Additional flashing, rotating, oscillating and/or strobe-type light(s) may be installed to the side and rear of the motorcycle. The additional lights shall be amber in color when illuminated.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: R.C. 4513.181
Amplifies: R.C. 4513.181
Five Year Review Date: 9/1/2025
Prior Effective Dates: 10/20/1958, 3/10/1980