2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 43 PUBLIC SAFETY; VEHICLES; WATERCRAFT
Chapter 484D Equipment, Inspections and Size, Weight and Load of Vehicles
NRS 484D.460 Certain vehicles to carry pot torches, lanterns or reflectors; display of devices when vehicle is disabled.

NRS 484D.460 Certain vehicles to carry pot torches, lanterns or reflectors; display of devices when vehicle is disabled.

1. Every bus, truck and truck-tractor and every combination of vehicles 80 inches or more in overall width, except implements of husbandry, shall be equipped with at least three pot torches, three red electric lanterns or three red emergency reflectors.

2. Except as otherwise provided in subsections 3, 4 and 5, when any such vehicle is disabled on any portion of the traveled portion of a highway during any time specified in NRS 484D.100, such torches, lanterns or reflectors shall be placed as soon as possible as follows:

(a) One at the traffic side of the vehicle, not more than 10 feet to the front or rear thereof;

(b) One at a distance of approximately 100 feet to the rear of the disabled vehicle in the center of the traffic lane occupied by such vehicle; and

(c) One at a distance of approximately 100 feet to the front of the vehicle in the center of the traffic lane occupied by such vehicle.

3. If the vehicle is disabled within 500 feet of a curve, crest of a hill or other obstruction to view, the torch, lantern or reflector to be placed in that direction shall be placed so as to afford ample warning to other users of the highway, but not less than 100 feet or more than 500 feet from the vehicle.

4. When any such vehicle is disabled on any portion of the traveled portion of a one-way highway with two or more traffic lanes during any time specified in NRS 484D.100, such torches, lanterns or reflectors shall be placed as soon as possible as provided in subsection 2, except that the torch, lantern or reflector to be placed at the front of the vehicle shall be placed 200 feet to the rear of the vehicle.

5. When any such vehicle is disabled or parked off the traveled portion of a highway, but within 10 feet of such portion, during any time specified in NRS 484D.100, such torches, lanterns or reflectors shall be placed as soon as possible as follows:

(a) One at the traffic side of the vehicle not more than 10 feet to the rear of the vehicle;

(b) One at a distance of approximately 100 feet to the rear of the vehicle; and

(c) One at a distance of approximately 200 feet to the rear of the vehicle.

6. When any such vehicle is equipped with front turn signals which flash simultaneously and rear turn signals which flash simultaneously or with fusees, such turn signals shall be immediately operated or such fusees shall be placed as provided in this section for the placing of torches, lanterns or reflectors until such torches, lanterns or reflectors have been placed.

(Added to NRS by 1969, 1205)-(Substituted in revision for NRS 484.627)



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