2017 Code of Alabama
Title 32 - MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC.
Chapter 5A - RULES OF THE ROAD.
Article 12 - Bicycles and Play Vehicles.
Section 32-5A-265 - Lamps and other equipment on bicycles.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 32-5A-265 (2017)

Section 32-5A-265

Lamps and other equipment on bicycles.

(a) Every bicycle when in use at nighttime shall be equipped with a lamp on the front which shall emit a white light visible from a distance of at least 500 feet to the front and with a red reflector on the rear of a type approved by the department which shall be visible from all distances from 100 feet to 600 feet to the rear when directly in front of lawful lower beams of head lamps on a motor vehicle. A lamp emitting a red light visible from a distance of 500 feet to the rear may be used in addition to the red reflector.

(b) Every bicycle shall be equipped with a brake which will enable the operator to make the braked wheels skid on dry, level, clean pavement.

(Acts 1980, No. 80-434, p. 604, §12-107.)

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