SEC. 63-7-29. Mounting, visibility and color of reflectors; incorporation with tail lamps.
(1) Mounting of reflectors. -No reflector required by the provisions of this chapter shall be mounted upon the motor vehicle at a height to exceed sixty inches, nor less than twenty-four inches, above the ground on which the motor vehicle stands.
(2) Visibility of reflectors. -Every reflector shall be of such size and characteristics as to be readily visible at night from all distances within five hundred feet to fifty feet from the motor vehicle when directly in front of a normal headlight beam.
(3) Rear reflectors incorporated with tail lamps. -One or both of the required rear red reflectors may be incorporated within the tail lamp or tail lamps; any such tail lamps shall be located within the height limits specified for reflectors. Whether or not the rear reflectors are incorporated in tail lamps, they shall be located on the rear of the motor vehicle at opposite sides and shall also meet the requirements as to visibility set forth in this section.
(4) Color of reflectors. -All reflectors mounted on any bus, truck, truck tractor, semi-trailer, full trailer, or pole-trailer, shall reflect an amber color, except those placed on the rear and on the sides nearest to the rear thereof, which shall reflect a red color.
Any reflectors on a vehicle, other than those expressly required or permitted by the provisions of this chapter, shall, if visible from the front, reflect a white or amber light, if visible from either side, reflect an amber light, and if visible from the rear, reflect a red light.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Secs. 8229-07, 8229-08; Laws, 1938, ch. 200; 1948, ch. 343, Secs. 15, 16; 1950, ch. 407, Sec. 5; 1962, ch. 527; 1964, ch. 455, Sec. 1; 1970, ch. 484, Sec. 1, eff from and after July 1, 1970.