as introduced - 81st Legislature (1999 - 2000) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to traffic regulations; authorizing blue 1.3 lights on motorcycles as part of the rear brake light; 1.4 amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.64, 1.5 subdivision 4. 1.6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.7 Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.64, 1.8 subdivision 4, is amended to read: 1.9 Subd. 4. [BLUE LIGHT.] (a) Except as provided in
paragraph1.10 paragraphs (b) and (c), blue lights are prohibited on all 1.11 vehicles except road maintenance equipment and snow removal 1.12 equipment operated by or under contract to the state or a 1.13 political subdivision thereof. 1.14 (b) Authorized emergency vehicles may display flashing blue 1.15 lights to the rear of the vehicle as a warning signal in 1.16 combination with other lights permitted or required by this 1.17 chapter. 1.18 (c) A motorcycle may display a blue light of up to one inch 1.19 diameter as part of the motorcycle's rear brake light. 1.20 Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 1.21 Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment.