2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 32 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic Regulation
RS 32:301 - When lighted lamps are required

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 32:301 (2018)

PART V. EQUIPMENT OF VEHICLES

SUBPART A. LAMPS AND OTHER LIGHTING EQUIPMENT

§301. When lighted lamps are required

A. Every vehicle upon a highway within this state shall display lighted lamps and illuminating devices as hereinafter respectively required for different classes of vehicles subject to exception with respect to parked vehicles at any of the following times:

(1) At any time between sunset and sunrise.

(2) When, due to insufficient light or unfavorable atmospheric conditions, persons and vehicles on the highway are not clearly discernable at a distance of five hundred feet ahead.

(3) When moisture in the air or precipitation necessitates the continuous use of windshield wipers.

(4) While driving in a tunnel.

B. Any person found in violation of Subsection A of this Section may be fined not more than twenty-five dollars. No court costs shall be assessed in addition to the fine authorized by this Section. Violations of the provisions of this Section shall not be considered moving violations.

Acts 1962, No. 310, §1; Acts 1997, No. 381, §1; Acts 1998, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 118, §1, eff. May 5, 1998; Acts 2012, No. 379, §1.

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