2005 North Carolina Code - General Statutes § 20-117. Flag or light at end of load.
§ 20‑117. Flag or light at end of load.
Whenever the load on any vehicle shall extend more than four feet beyond the rear of the bed or body thereof, there shall be displayed at the end of such load, in such position as to be clearly visible at all times from the rear of such load, a red or orange flag not less than 12 inches both in length and width, except that from sunset to sunrise there shall be displayed at the end of any such load a red or amber light plainly visible under normal atmospheric conditions at least 200 feet from the rear of such vehicle. At no time shall a load extend more than 14 feet beyond the rear of the bed or body of the vehicle, with the exception of vehicles transporting forestry products or utility poles. (1937, c. 407, s. 81; 1985, c. 455; 1997‑178, s. 1; 2005‑361, s. 2.)
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