2020 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 47. Motor Vehicles
§47-12-229. Standards and specifications for lights on vehicles or machinery operated by state or other government jurisdictions.
A. The Department of Transportation shall adopt standards and specifications applicable to headlamps, clearance lamps, identification and other lamps on snow-removal equipment, when operated on the highways of this state in lieu of the lamps otherwise required on motor vehicles by this chapter. Such standards and specifications may permit the use of flashing lights for purposes of identification on snow-removal equipment when in service upon the highways. The standards and specifications for lamps referred to in this section shall correlate with and, so far as possible, conform with those approved by the American Association of State Highway Officials.
B. It shall be unlawful to operate any snow-removal equipment on any highway unless the lamps thereon comply with and are lighted when and as required by the standards and specifications adopted as provided in this section.
C. Flashing amber lights may be used on vehicles or machinery owned or operated by any agency of the state or by any county or city when engaged in the performance of emergency work or on the construction or maintenance of highways.
D. Rear facing flashing red and blue lights may be used on vehicles or machinery owned or operated by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority, or by any county when engaged in the performance of emergency work or on the construction or maintenance of highways.
Added by Laws 1961, p. 402, § 12-229, eff. Sept. 1, 1961. Amended by Laws 2003, c. 411, § 46, eff. Nov. 1, 2003; Laws 2010, c. 39, § 4, eff. Nov. 1, 2010; Laws 2011, c. 81, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2011.