Lighting & Other Vehicle Equipment

RCW Sections

46.37.005 State patrol — Additional powers and duties.
46.37.010 Scope and effect of regulations — General penalty.
46.37.020 When lighted lamps and signaling devices are required.
46.37.030 Visibility distance and mounted height of lamps.
46.37.040 Head lamps on motor vehicles.
46.37.050 Tail lamps.
46.37.060 Reflectors.
46.37.070 Stop lamps and electric turn signals required.
46.37.080 Application of succeeding sections.
46.37.090 Additional equipment required on certain vehicles.
46.37.100 Color of clearance lamps, side marker lamps, backup lamps, and reflectors.
46.37.110 Mounting of reflectors, clearance lamps, identification lamps, and side marker lamps.
46.37.120 Visibility of reflectors, clearance lamps, identification lamps, and side marker lamps.
46.37.130 Obstructed lights not required.
46.37.140 Lamps, reflectors, and flags on projecting load.
46.37.150 Lamps on vehicles — Parked or stopped vehicles, lighting requirements.
46.37.160 Hazard warning lights and reflectors on farm equipment — Slow-moving vehicle emblem.
46.37.170 Lamps and reflectors on other vehicles and equipment — Slow-moving vehicle emblem on animal-drawn vehicles.
46.37.180 Spot lamps and auxiliary lamps.
46.37.184 Red flashing lights on fire department vehicles.
46.37.185 Green light on firefighters’ private cars.
46.37.186 Fire department sign or plate on private car.
46.37.187 Green light, sign or plate — Identification card required.
46.37.188 Penalty for violation of RCW
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46.37.190 Warning devices on vehicles — Other drivers yield and stop.
46.37.191 Implementing rules.
46.37.193 Signs on buses.
46.37.194 Authorized emergency vehicles — State patrol authority, maintenance, and applicant and driver screening.
46.37.195 Sale of emergency vehicle lighting equipment restricted — Removal of emergency vehicle equipment, when required — Exception.
46.37.196 Red lights on emergency tow trucks.
46.37.200 Stop lamps and electric turn signals displayed.
46.37.210 Additional lighting equipment.
46.37.215 Hazard warning lamps.
46.37.220 Multiple-beam road-lighting equipment.
46.37.230 Use of multiple-beam road-lighting equipment.
46.37.240 Single-beam road-lighting equipment.
46.37.260 Alternate road lighting equipment.
46.37.270 Number of lamps required — Number of additional lamps permitted.
46.37.280 Special restrictions on lamps.
46.37.290 Special lighting equipment on school buses and private carrier buses.
46.37.300 Standards for lights on snow-removal or highway maintenance and service equipment.
46.37.310 Selling or using lamps or equipment.
46.37.320 Authority of state patrol regarding lighting devices or other safety equipment.
46.37.330 Revocation of certificate of approval on devices — Reapproval, conditions.
46.37.340 Braking equipment required.
46.37.351 Performance ability of brakes.
46.37.360 Maintenance of brakes — Brake system failure indicator.
46.37.365 Hydraulic brake fluid — Defined — Standards and specifications.
46.37.369 Wheels and front suspension.
46.37.375 Steering and suspension systems.
46.37.380 Horns, warning devices, and theft alarms.
46.37.390 Mufflers required — Smoke and air contaminant standards — Definitions — Penalty, exception.
46.37.395 Compression brakes (Jake brakes).
46.37.400 Mirrors, backup devices.
46.37.410 Windshields required, exception — Must be unobstructed and equipped with wipers.
46.37.420 Tires — Restrictions.
46.37.4215 Lightweight and retractable studs — Certification by sellers.
46.37.4216 Lightweight and retractable studs — Sale of tires containing.
46.37.423 Pneumatic passenger car tires — Standards — Exception for off-highway use — Penalty.
46.37.424 Regrooved tires — Standards — Exception for off-highway use — Penalty.
46.37.425 Tires — Unsafe — State patrol’s authority — Penalty.
46.37.430 Safety glazing — Sunscreening or coloring.
46.37.435 Sunscreening, unlawful installation, penalty.
46.37.440 Flares or other warning devices required on certain vehicles.
46.37.450 Disabled vehicle — Display of warning devices.
46.37.465 Fuel system.
46.37.467 Alternative fuel source — Placard required.
46.37.470 Air conditioning equipment.
46.37.480 Television viewers — Earphones.
46.37.490 Safety load chains and devices required.
46.37.495 Safety chains for towing.
46.37.500 Fenders or splash aprons.
46.37.505 Child passenger restraint systems.
46.37.510 Seat belts and shoulder harnesses.
46.37.513 Bumpers.
46.37.517 Body and body hardware.
46.37.518 Street rod, custom, and kit vehicles — Optional and required equipment.
46.37.5185 Street rod and custom vehicles — Blue dot taillights.
46.37.519 Kit vehicles.
46.37.520 Beach vehicles with soft tires — “Dune buggies” — Inspection and approval required — Fee.
46.37.522 Motorcycles and motor-driven cycles — When head lamps and tail lamps to be lighted.
46.37.523 Motorcycles and motor-driven cycles — Head lamps.
46.37.524 Motor-driven cycles — Head lamps.
46.37.525 Motorcycles and motor-driven cycles — Tail lamps, reflectors, and stop lamps.
46.37.527 Motorcycles and motor-driven cycles — Brake requirements.
46.37.528 Motorcycles and motor-driven cycles — Performance ability of brakes.
46.37.529 Motor-driven cycles — Braking system inspection.
46.37.530 Motorcycles, motor-driven cycles, mopeds, electric-assisted bicycles — Helmets, other equipment — Children — Rules.
46.37.535 Motorcycles, motor-driven cycles, or mopeds — Helmet requirements when rented.
46.37.537 Motorcycles — Exhaust system.
46.37.539 Motorcycles and motor-driven cycles — Additional requirements and limitations.
46.37.540 Odometers — Disconnecting, resetting, or turning back prohibited.
46.37.550 Odometers — Selling motor vehicle knowing odometer turned back unlawful.
46.37.560 Odometers — Selling motor vehicle knowing odometer replaced unlawful.
46.37.570 Odometers — Selling, advertising, using, or installing device registering false mileage.
46.37.590 Odometers — Purchaser plaintiff to recover costs and attorney’s fee, when.
46.37.600 Liability of operator, owner, lessee for violations.
46.37.610 Wheelchair conveyance standards.
46.37.620 School buses — Crossing arms.
46.37.630 Private school buses.
46.37.640 Air bags — Definitions.
46.37.650 Air bags — Installation of previously deployed — Penalty.
46.37.660 Air bags — Replacement requirements.
46.37.670 Signal preemption devices–Prohibited–Exceptions.
46.37.671 Signal preemption device–Possession–Penalty.
46.37.672 Signal preemption device–Use, sale, purchase–Penalty.
46.37.673 Signal preemption device–Accident–Property damage or less than substantial bodily harm–Penalty.
46.37.674 Signal preemption device–Accident–Substantial bodily harm–Penalty.
46.37.675 Signal preemption device–Accident–Death–Penalty.
46.37.680 Sound system attachment.
46.37.685 License plate flipping device — Unlawful use, display, sale — Penalty.

Notes:

Emission control program: Chapter
70.120RCW.Lowering vehicle below legal clearance: RCW
46.61.680.Moving defective vehicle: RCW
46.32.060.

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