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169.53 LIGHTS FOR PARKED VEHICLES.
When a vehicle is parked or stopped upon a highway or shoulder adjacent thereto during the
times when lighted lamps on vehicles are required, it shall be equipped with one or more lamps
which shall exhibit a white or amber light on the roadway side visible from a distance of 500 feet
to the front of the vehicle and a red light visible from a distance of 500 feet to the rear, except
that local authorities may provide by ordinance that no lights need be displayed upon a vehicle
when stopped or parked in accordance with local parking regulations upon a highway where there
is sufficient light to clearly reveal any person or object within a distance of 500 feet upon the
highway. Any lighted headlamps upon a parked vehicle shall be depressed or dimmed.
History: (2720-239) 1937 c 464 s 89; 1947 c 428 s 26; 1959 c 96 s 1