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Posted almost 6 years ago

 

In the state of California it is illigal to have blue neon lights under your POV {Personal Owned Vehicle}


What color is not illigal? What about in your state?

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Amber in my time, now who knows!!


Question; why would you want a light in you're POV?


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In my area it is illegal to have any lights under your car. Does not matter what the color is. Also no cars are suppose to have any blue or red lights on the roof. That means any vehicle not used for emergency purposes. So the tow truck drivers get nailed allot for having red lights on the roof...

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All lights have a purpose here. The only one that a civilian can get away with is amber, but it should be used for caution.


red is emergency, blue is medical or volenteer fire.


Many state vehciles have blue on them now as well.

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In Illinois, those neon lights under the car are illegal.  I've seen them in hoods also.  They're illegal also.  A lot or places sell after market things (tint on windows, lift kits, license plate covers, etc.) for cars that are not legal for moving vehicles.  Never figured out why they are allowed to do so, but check your local laws.


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not only are they illegal, they are incredibly annoying!!


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Just like Ralph asked, Why would you want lights on your personal vehicle?  When I was on the job, "off duty" meant "off duty", unless there was a felony committed in your presence.  At that point, "dropping a dime" (dialing 911) was considered "taking action", besides, who makes a better witness.  Trust me on this one gang, I've been in a couple "off-duty" incidents, and sure as hell is not fun.

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I may have mis-read the post.  I think that you were referring to the neon "show" lights under the car.  However, my thoughts still apply to the guys out there who like to (and I've seen it) who put strobe lights in their personal cars.

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Bubba223 says ...



I may have mis-read the post.  I think that you were referring to the neon "show" lights under the car.  However, my thoughts still apply to the guys out there who like to (and I've seen it) who put strobe lights in their personal cars.


 



You know Bubba I may have mis-read his post as well, o.k. neon lights under the frame is very illegal while in motion, although I see it all the time, I'd check you're states DMV code on lights and changing the design of the vehicle!!


I must be getting old, I can read but can't understand.......


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OK thank for the information everyone.

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in NY they would be considered "Dazzling Lights" and are illegal.


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No red or blue lights may be affixed to your vehice that are flashing rotating or oscilating or in such a way as that it may obscure your license plate.


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In Ohio, the lights aren't illegal, and i think they look stupid, but .... it sure helps in identifying someone.  "Officer, how doyou know you located the correct vehicle after you turned around on the road?"  "HE HAD THOSE STUPID LIGHTS THAT MAKE IT LOOK LIKE HE STOLE THE CAR FROM THE SET OF THE NEXT STAR WARS  MOVIE!"


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LOL

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In Washington State, you can have them on, but only if it is parked and at a sanctioned car show............ Red and Blue are Emergency Vehicles only and Green is for Volunteer Fire Fighters or  courtesy lights Only!  I have seen Purple, Blue, Lime Green and Red.  I have never given out a tickey but did give out several verbals and all thet were stopped complied.  At least I never saw them again lit up on the roadways


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In Virginia, neon lights of any type are illegal.  As to colors, Blue is reserved for law enforcement ONLY and only on government owned and company owned Conservator of the Peace vehicles.  Red lights (emergency type) can be used by Police (in addition to the Blue lights), Fire Dept vehicles and on POVs of Volunteer Firefighters, ambulances, and Animal Control vehicles (government owned).  Purple lights are allowed on Funeral Escort vehicles.  Green lights are reserved solely for Command Post vehicles (Police, Fire, EMS) and ONLY while said vehicle is stationary.  At other times, the light must be off and covered.


Red lights on regular, civilian vehicles are for brake lights or marker lights on the rear portion of the vehicle.  Red lights may not face forward, except on authorized emergency vehicles.


Amber lights (flashing, strobes, rotating) are allowed on tow trucks, various road service vehicles, and on private security vehicles.  In the case of private security vehicles, the lights may only be activated while on private property.


If a vehicle from another state where these colors are legal for vehicles other than what is authorized in Virginia (such as blue on volunteer firefighter's POVs in some states) comes to Virginia and the light is visible while the vehicle is being operated on the public roadways of the Commonwealth, the person driving the vehicle is subject to be stopped and citated.  The only way they could legally drive in Virginia would be if the light(s) in question were covered or taken off the vehicle while in Virginia.  BTW, I have written out-of-state vehicles for such violations, as well as other equipment violations, such as window tint that does not comply with Virginia law.