2010 Maryland Code
TRANSPORTATION
TITLE 22 - VEHICLE LAWS - EQUIPMENT OF VEHICLES
Subtitle 2 - Lamps and Other Lighting Equipment
Section 22-217 - Spot lamps, fog lamps, and auxiliary driving lamps.

§ 22-217. Spot lamps, fog lamps, and auxiliary driving lamps.
 

(a)  Spot lamps.- Any motor vehicle may be equipped with not to exceed one spot lamp. Every lighted spot lamp shall be aimed and used, on approaching another vehicle, so that no part of the high-intensity portion of the beam will be directed to the left of the prolongation of the extreme left side of the vehicle or more than 100 feet ahead of the vehicle. 

(b)  Fog lamps.- Any motor vehicle may be equipped with not to exceed two fog lamps mounted on the front at a height of not more than 30 inches nor less than 12 inches above the level surface on which the vehicle stands, and so aimed that, when the vehicle is not loaded, none of the high-intensity portion of the light to the left of the center of the vehicle shall, at a distance of 25 feet ahead, project higher than a level of 4 inches below the level of the center of the lamp from which it comes. Lighted fog lamps meeting these requirements may be used with lower headlamp beams as specified in § 22-222 (a) (2) of this subtitle. 

(c)  Auxiliary driving lamps.- Any motor vehicle may be equipped with not to exceed two auxiliary driving lamps mounted on the front at a height of not more than 42 inches nor less than 16 inches above the level surface on which the vehicle stands. The provisions of § 22-222 of this subtitle apply to any combination of headlamps and auxiliary driving lamps. 

(d)  Section not applicable to emergency vehicles.- The restrictions and limitations of this section do not apply to emergency vehicles. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 661/2, § 12-217; 1977, ch. 14, § 2.] 
 

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