SENATE BILL 5735
State of Washington 57th Legislature 2001 Regular Session
By Senators Gardner, Roach, Haugen, Hochstatter, Honeyford, Stevens, Deccio, Rossi, Zarelli, Benton, Horn, T. Sheldon, Sheahan, Spanel, Shin, Finkbeiner, Hargrove, West, Long and Franklin
Read first time 02/01/2001. Referred to Committee on Transportation.
AN ACT Relating to motorcycle taillights; and amending RCW 46.37.100.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 46.37.100 and 1992 c 46 s 1 are each amended to read as follows:
(1) Front clearance lamps and those marker lamps and reflectors mounted on the front or on the side near the front of a vehicle shall display or reflect an amber color.
(2) Rear clearance lamps and those marker lamps and reflectors mounted on the rear or on the sides near the rear of a vehicle shall display or reflect a red color.
(3) All lighting devices and reflectors mounted on the rear of any vehicle shall display or reflect a red color, except the stop lamp or other signal device, which may be red, amber, or yellow, and except that on any vehicle forty or more years old, or on any motorcycle regardless of age, the taillight may also contain a blue or purple insert of not more than one inch in diameter, and except that the light illuminating the license plate shall be white and the light emitted by a back-up lamp shall be white or amber.
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