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8-1719.Spot lamps, fog lamps, auxiliary passing lamps and auxiliary driving lamps. (a) Spot lamps. Any motor vehicle may be equipped with not to exceed two (2) spot lamps. Every lighted spot lamp emitting a white light shall be so aimed and used that no part of the high intensity portion of the beam will strike the windshield, or any windows, mirror or occupant of another vehicle in motion. The limitations of this subsection shall not apply to a police vehicle used as an authorized emergency vehicle.

(b) Fog lamps. Any motor vehicle may be equipped with not to exceed two (2) fog lamps mounted on the front at a height not less than twelve (12) inches nor more than thirty (30) inches above the level surface upon which the vehicle stands and so aimed that when the vehicle is not loaded none of the high intensity portion of the light to the left of the center of the vehicle shall project, at a distance of twenty-five (25) feet ahead, higher than a level of four (4) inches below the level of the center of the lamp from which it comes. Lighted fog lamps meeting the above requirements may be used with lower head lamp beams as specified in subsection (a) (2) of K.S.A. 8-1724.

(c) Auxiliary passing lamps. Any motor vehicle may be equipped with not to exceed two (2) auxiliary passing lamps mounted on the front at a height not less than twenty-four (24) inches nor more than forty-two (42) inches above the level surface upon which the vehicle stands. The provisions of K.S.A. 8-1724 shall apply to any combination of head lamps and auxiliary passing lamps.

(d) Auxiliary driving lamps. Any motor vehicle may be equipped with not to exceed two (2) auxiliary driving lamps mounted on the front at a height not less than sixteen (16) inches nor more than forty-two (42) inches above the level surface upon which the vehicle stands. The provisions of K.S.A. 8-1724 shall apply to any combination of head lamps and auxiliary driving lamps.

History: L. 1974, ch. 33, § 8-1719; L. 1975, ch. 39, § 20; April 19.



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