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Title XXIII
MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 316
STATE UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL
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F.S. 316.430
316.430 Multiple-beam road-lighting equipment.
(1) Every motorcycle other than a motor-driven cycle shall be equipped with multiple-beam road-lighting equipment.
(2) Such equipment shall:
(a) Reveal persons and vehicles at a distance of at least 300 feet ahead when the uppermost distribution of light is selected;
(b) Reveal persons and vehicles at a distance of at least 150 feet ahead when the lowermost distribution of light is selected.

On a straight, level road under any condition of loading none of the high intensity portion of the beam shall be directed to strike the eyes of an approaching driver.

(3) A violation of this section is a noncriminal traffic infraction, punishable as a nonmoving violation as provided in chapter 318.
History.s. 1, ch. 71-135; s. 1, ch. 76-31; s. 227, ch. 99-248.
Note.Former s. 316.248.