Describe the equipment required on passenger cars by state law.
Foot Brake—must stop car within a distance of 25 feet at a speed of 20 miles per hour.
Parking Brake—should be adequate to stop and hold car.
Two Headlights—one on each side on the front—a beam indicator showing when the high headlight beam is on.
Tail Lights—all vehicles shall be equipped with two tail lights, except that models manufactured prior to model year 1960 shall be required to have only one tail light.
Brake Lights—all vehicles shall be equipped with two brake lights (stop lights) except that models manufactured prior to model year 1960 shall be required to have only one brake light (stop light).
Turn Signals—every motor vehicle, trailer, semi-trailer, and pole-trailer shall be equipped with electric turn signals (motorcycles and certain trailers
excepted), except that passenger cars and trucks less than 80 inches in width and manufactured prior to model year 1960 need not be equipped with electrical turn signals.
License Plate Light—a white light lighting the rear license plate when the headlights (or auxiliary lamps) are lighted.
Reflectors—two red reflectors, one on each side of car. (May be in combination with tail lights)—placed at a height of 15 to 60 inches and visible up to 600 feet. Reflectors must be visible up to 350 feet on vehicles manufactured prior to the year model 1960.
Parking Lights—white or amber on the front, red to the rear (may be in
combination with other lights).
3. HORN—must be heard for a distance of 200 feet.
4. MUFFLER—a muffler and exhaust system—all 1968 or later models must be equipped with an exhaust emission system to help reduce air pollution.
5. SAFETY GLASS—all new cars must be equipped with safety glass. All replacements of glass for any car must be with safety glass.
6. LICENSE PLATES—must have one valid plate at the front and one at the rear of passenger and commercial vehicles except dealer plates and those
commercial vehicles that are only issued one license plate.
7. WINDSHIELD WIPER—for safety in bad weather.
8. REARVIEW MIRROR—shall be so located as to be able to reflect a view of the highway for a distance of at least 200 feet to the rear of the vehicle.
9. SLOW-MOVING VEHICLE EMBLEM—farm tractors and machinery, road construction machinery, animal-drawn vehicles and certain other motor vehicles
designed to travel at 25 miles per hour or less must display the slow moving vehicle emblem.
10. FRONT SEAT BELTS—are required equipment if seat belt anchorages were part of the original equipment of the automobile.
11. TIRES—all vehicles are required to be equipped with tires that are in proper and safe condition with a minimum tread depth of 2/32nds of an inch.
12. FUEL CAP—the fuel cap on gasoline-powered vehicles from 2 to 24 years old will be checked to determine if the fuel cap is missing or defective. (EXCEPTIONS: antique vehicles, circus vehicles, slow moving vehicles,