2021 Indiana Code
Title 9. Motor Vehicles
Article 19. Motor Vehicle Equipment
Chapter 14.5. Special Equipment for Private Emergency Vehicles
9-19-14.5-1. Display of Green Lights on Privately Owned Vehicles in Line of Duty

Universal Citation: IN Code § 9-19-14.5-1 (2021)

Sec. 1. A privately owned vehicle belonging to a licensed paramedic, certified advanced emergency medical technician, certified emergency medical technician, certified emergency medical service driver, or certified emergency medical responder while traveling in the line of duty in connection with emergency medical services activities may display flashing or revolving green lights, subject to the following restrictions and conditions:

(1) The lights may not have a light source less than fifty (50) candlepower.

(2) All lights must be prominently displayed on the top of the vehicle.

(3) Not more than two (2) green lights may be displayed on a vehicle, and each light must be of the flashing or revolving type and visible at three hundred sixty (360) degrees.

(4) The lights must consist of:

(A) a lamp with a green lens; or

(B) a green light emitting diode (LED).

However, the revolving lights may contain multiple bulbs.

(5) The green lights may not be a part of the regular head lamps displayed on the vehicle.

(6) For a person to be authorized under this chapter to display a flashing or revolving green light on the person's vehicle, the person must first secure a written permit from the executive director of the department of homeland security to use the light. The permit must be carried by the person when the light is displayed.

[Pre-1993 Title 16 Recodification Citation: 16-1-39-13.5(a).]

As added by P.L.2-1993, SEC.66. Amended by P.L.205-2003, SEC.2; P.L.236-2003, SEC.3; P.L.97-2004, SEC.38; P.L.1-2006, SEC.162; P.L.138-2009, SEC.1; P.L.77-2012, SEC.2.

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