321.397  Lamps on bicycles.

Every bicycle shall be equipped with a lamp on the front exhibiting a white light, at the times specified in section 321.384, visible from a distance of at least three hundred feet to the front and with a lamp on the rear exhibiting a red light visible from a distance of three hundred feet to the rear; except that a red reflector may be used in lieu of a rear light. A peace officer riding a police bicycle is not required to use either front or rear lamps if duty so requires.

Section History: Early form

  [C31, 35, § 5045-d1; C39, § 5034.06; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 321.397]

Section History: Recent form

  97 Acts, ch 71, § 3; 97 Acts, ch 108, § 21

Internal References

  Referred to in § 321.1, 456A.12, 805.8(2j)

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