Visibility

189.030 Time when lights must be on.

(1) Lights, when required on a vehicle shall be illuminated during the period from one half (1/2) hour after sunset to one-half (1/2) hour before sunrise, and at such other times as atmospheric conditions render visibility as low as or lower than is ordinarily the case during that period. Provisions as to distances that lights must be visible refer to visibility under ordinary atmospheric conditions.

(2) Cities may by ordinance designate certain well-lighted streets or parts of the streets as being sufficiently illuminated during certain periods as to make lights unnecessary. In this case subsection (1) shall not apply to vehicles parked in those streets during such periods.

Effective: October 1, 1942

History: Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 2739g-23, 2739g-24.

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