2018 Utah Code
Title 41 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 6a - Traffic Code
Part 16 - Vehicle Equipment
Section 1632 - Bumpers.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 41-6a-1632 (2018)
Effective 5/12/2015
41-6a-1632. Bumpers.
  • (1) A motor vehicle shall be equipped with a bumper on both front and rear of the motor vehicle, except a motor vehicle that was not originally designed or manufactured with a bumper or bumpers.
  • (2)
    • (a) On a motor vehicle required to have bumpers under Subsection (1), a bumper shall be:
      • (i) at least 4.5 inches in vertical height;
      • (ii) centered on the vehicle's center line; and
      • (iii) extend no less than the width of the respective wheel track distance.
    • (b) A bumper shall be securely mounted, horizontal load bearing, and attached to the motor vehicle's frame to effectively transfer impact when engaged.
  • (3) If a motor vehicle is originally or later equipped with a bumper, the bumper shall:
    • (a) be maintained in operational condition; and
    • (b) comply with this section.
  • (4) A violation of this section is an infraction.

Amended by Chapter 412, 2015 General Session
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