Wis. Admin. Code Trans § Trans 305.22

Current through April 24, 2023
Section Trans 305.22 - Fenders and projecting parts
(1) Every motor vehicle originally manufactured after January 1, 1950, every homemade vehicle registered after January 1, 1975, and every vehicle registered as a reconstructed vehicle after March 1, 1996 shall be equipped with adequate fenders covering the front and rear tires to prevent splashing of water and throwing of gravel, stones or other objects.
(2) All fenders shall be free of severely rusted or damaged material which may cause injury or cause the fenders to be ineffective. All required fenders shall be of sufficient width and length to cover the tire tread from 15 degrees to the front to 60 degrees to the rear when measured at the center of the axle, to the top of the tire, on a vertical plane.
(3) All fenders shall be securely mounted.
(4) Fenders may be extended up to 4 inches beyond the original fender line or the manufacturer's optional equipment fender flare line in order to cover tires that also extend beyond the original fender or flare line.
(5) No part of the vehicle or any vehicle accessory shall project away from the vehicle in a hazardous manner.

Wis. Admin. Code Department of Transportation § Trans 305.22

Cr. Register, February, 1996, No. 482, eff. 3-1-96; correction of transcription error in (2) Register December 2010 No. 660.