2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 43 PUBLIC SAFETY; VEHICLES; WATERCRAFT
Chapter 484D Equipment, Inspections and Size, Weight and Load of Vehicles
NRS 484D.185 Flashing amber warning light: Limitations on operation and display; permit to mount on certain vehicles; fee.

NRS 484D.185 Flashing amber warning light: Limitations on operation and display; permit to mount on certain vehicles; fee.

1. It is unlawful to operate or display a flashing amber warning light on a vehicle except when an unusual traffic hazard exists or as authorized in NRS 484B.748, 484B.757 or 484D.190. This subsection does not prohibit the use of amber lights in electric signals for making turns.

2. It is unlawful for any person to mount flashing amber warning lights permanently on a vehicle without a permit from the Nevada Highway Patrol.

3. The Nevada Highway Patrol, upon written application, shall issue a permit to mount a flashing amber light on:

(a) Vehicles of public utilities.

(b) Tow cars.

(c) Vehicles engaged in activities which create a public hazard upon the streets or highways.

(d) Vehicles of coroners and their deputies.

(e) Vehicles of Civil Air Patrol rescue units.

(f) Vehicles of authorized sheriffs' jeep squadrons.

(g) Vehicles which escort funeral processions.

(h) Vehicles operated by vendors of food or beverages, as provided in NRS 484D.190.

(i) Vehicles operated by private patrol officers licensed pursuant to chapter 648 of NRS or their employees.

4. Those permits expire on June 30 of each calendar year.

5. The Nevada Highway Patrol shall charge and collect the following fees for the issuance of a permit for the mounting of a flashing amber light:

(a) Permit for a single vehicle........................................................................................ $2

(b) Blanket permit for more than 5 but less than 15 vehicles................................. 12

(c) Blanket permit for 15 vehicles or more................................................................. 24

6. Subsections 1 and 2 do not apply to an agency of any state or political subdivision thereof, or to an agency of the Federal Government.

7. All fees collected by the Nevada Highway Patrol pursuant to this section must be deposited with the State Treasurer for credit to the State Highway Fund.

(Added to NRS by 1963, 1267; A 1975, 586; 1981, 129; 1985, 945, 1465; 2005, 677; 2009, 1096)-(Substituted in revision for NRS 484.579)



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