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HOUSE BILL NO. 174
INTRODUCED BY B. USHER
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT REVISING REQUIREMENTS FOR WHEN A VEHICLE MUST USE HEADLAMPS AND TAILLAMPS; REQUIRING HEADLAMPS AND TAILLAMPS TO BE USED ON PARTICULAR TWO-LANE HIGHWAYS; AND AMENDING SECTION 61-9-201, MCA."
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
Section 1. Section 61-9-201, MCA, is amended to read:
"61-9-201. When lighted lamps are required. Every (1) A vehicle upon on a highway within this state shall display lighted lamps and illuminating devices as required by this part at any time:
(a) from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise;
(b) the vehicle is traveling on a two-lane highway outside the boundaries of a municipality; and
(c) at any other time when due to insufficient light or unfavorable atmospheric conditions, including but not limited to rain, sleet, hail, snow, or fog, persons and vehicles on the highway are not cause a person or vehicle on the highway to not be clearly discernible at a distance of 500 feet ahead shall display lighted lamps and illuminating devices as hereinafter respectively required for different classes of vehicles, subject to exceptions with respect to parked vehicles.
(2) Parked vehicles are subject to the requirements of 61-9-214."
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