Current through Register Vol. 47, No. 7, April 1, 2022
PURPOSE: This rule designates alternate lighting and rear reflective signage for animal-drawn vehicles as authorized by sections 307.125 and 307.127, RSMo.
(1) Non-electric lamps or lanterns may be used in lieu of the lights required by subsection 2 of section 307.125, RSMo. The lamps or lanterns must be amber at the front of the vehicle and red at the back and must be placed to the left side of the vehicle at a height of no more than six feet (6') from the ground. The lamps or lanterns shall be visible from the front and back of the vehicle at a distance of at least five hundred feet (500'), and any red lighting must not be visible from the front of the vehicle.
(2) In lieu of the yellow-orange triangle with reflective red strips required by subsection 2 of section 307.127, RSMo an operator of an animal-drawn vehicle may substitute a base-down equilateral triangle of white or light gray film or equivalent quality paint with a base of not less than fourteen inches (14") and an altitude of not less than twelve inches (12"). Such triangle shall be bordered with reflective white strips having a minimum width of one and three-fourths inches (1 3/4"), with the vertices of the overall triangle truncated such that the remaining altitude shall be a minimum of fourteen inches (14"). Such emblem shall be mounted on the rear of such vehicle near the horizontal geometric center of the rearmost vehicle at a height of not less than four feet (4') above the roadway, and shall be maintained in a clean, reflective condition. The reflective material shall be visible from a distance of not less than five hundred feet (500') to the rear when illuminated by the lower beams of vehicle headlights.
11 CSR 30-7.020
AUTHORITY: section 307.030, RSMo 2000.* Original rule filed Dec. 15, 2004, effective June 30, 2005.
*Original authority: 307.030, RSMo 1941, amended 1993, 1995,