Bicycle Night Light Ordinance

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Bicycle Ordinance Enacted March 2, 1942

Ordinance regulating the use and manner of use of bicycles in the night time, Viz: Every bicycle when in use at night shall be equipped with a lamp on the front which shall emit a white light visible from a distance of at least five hundred (500) feet to the front end, and with a reflector on the rear which shall be visible from all distances from fifty (50) feet to three hundred (300) feet to the rear when directly in front of lawful upper beams of head lamps on a motor vehicle. A lamp emitting a red light visible from a distance of five hundred (500) feet to the rear may be used in addition to the end reflector. Any person convicted of a violation of the provisions of this ordinance shall be punished by a fine of five dollars and costs.

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