Current through 2022 Legislative Session and 11/8/2022 Election
Section 42-4-226 - Mirrors - exterior placements(1) Every motor vehicle shall be equipped with a mirror or mirrors so located and so constructed as to reflect to the driver a free and unobstructed view of the highway for a distance of at least two hundred feet to the rear of such vehicle.(2) Whenever any motor vehicle is not equipped with a rear window and rear side windows or has a rear window and rear side windows composed of, covered by, or treated with any material or component that, when viewed from the position of the driver, obstructs the rear view of the driver or makes such window or windows nontransparent, or whenever any motor vehicle is towing another vehicle or trailer or carrying any load or cargo or object that obstructs the rear view of the driver, such vehicle shall be equipped with an exterior mirror on each side so located with respect to the position of the driver as to comply with the visual requirement of subsection (1) of this section.(3) Any person who violates any provision of this section commits a class B traffic infraction.L. 94: Entire title amended with relocations, p. 2261, § 1, effective January 1, 1995. L. 97: (2) amended, p. 393, § 5, effective August 6. L. 2009: (2) amended, (SB 09-075), ch. 418, p. 2324, §12, effective August 5.
This section is similar to former § 42-4-223 as it existed prior to 1994, and the former § 42-4-226 was relocated to § 42-4-229.