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House Bill 1212

House Bill 1212

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF HB 1212 (Updated March 5, 2012 6:51 pm - DI 84)

Blue lights on vehicles. Defines funeral escort vehicle. Provides that a vehicle utilized in a funeral procession or a funeral escort vehicle may display certain flashing lights in certain colors. Requires a funeral escort vehicle to bear certain markings. Prohibits a funeral escort vehicle from bearing certain markings. Provides that, in order for the vehicles in a funeral procession to have the right-of-way at an intersection, the vehicle heading the funeral procession must display a flashing red light, flashing red and white lights, or a flashing amber light. (Current law allows the vehicle to display alternately flashing red and blue lights.) Provides that certain equipment requirements that apply to a funeral escort vehicle do not apply to an authorized emergency vehicle that is used in a funeral procession or as a funeral escort vehicle. Provides that a person who displays a red and blue lamp upon a vehicle or fails to remove a red and blue lamp from a vehicle under certain circumstances commits a Class C misdemeanor.
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