Is the rear light above the license a legal must have?
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I'm still waiting for someone to cut a rectangular hole in the bottom of their taillight and glue a piece of clear plastic over it. That might illuminate more than just the licence though. Would suck to have to have a blocker there to stop that dreaded illegal "rearward white light"
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05-21-07 04:43 AM
Originally Posted by Sonny4472
I saw a thread regarding the pair valve. There was something in there that led me to think you were racing along w/ Gray/BRP.
Not to speak for Sonny, but the tail light acts like a running light - it is always on dim - when you brake it goes to high. In this sense the license plate is always lit by the brake light/running light. If it is federal law - I expect it is more difficlut to interprete. In my case I seriously doubt I will leave the state of Minnesota w/ my bike. (But thanks for the invit BIO.)
If memory serves, I had a FZR 600 that I removed the license light on. I was never stopped for that.
If I get the energy after work, I'm going to take a closer look at the license plate situation - do some more measurements. See if my idea would work.
In California, I believe the requirement is for the license plate to be visible from behind by up to 150 feet. I don't know the requirements beyond that. But here is good advice- CONTACT YOUR POLICE DEPT (I did) OR YOUR DMV. They will know. @ the police department, most departments have cops on bikes. You might want to ask for one of them.
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