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M_p_max50

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Posted over 2 years ago

 

I am planning on starting a PI/Security Company in Tennessee and am inquiring about the laws pertaining to POV lights. I plan to run amber/clear on my POV and company vehicles and just eondering if I would be within the limits of the law. Thank you for your time and comments.

White_shirt_max50

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I would check with law enforcement personnel in the location of your security business.

Rcsd04_max600_max50

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 Just my two cents from someone who has been in the security business for a long time, those lights are pretty much legal for security vehicles. If you look up security cars throughout the US you'll see amber and clear on about 98% of vehicles. I live in South Carolina, right next to your state and the companies here use amber and clear on all their cars. But like uncledennis said just to be 100% sure call your local police department. Good luck with your new business. 


You wouldn't go in there for a million bucks...A Cop does it for less...A Reserve does it for free....

M_p_max50

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I still plan on talking with local law enforcement, but was just wondering about green lights. I actually ment amber/green in which I wanted to run.  I have heard two things about green. One being that green is mobile command. Any input on amber/green would be appriciate.

Suit_max50

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 Do check with your local LEO's on it but here is also a Wikipedia link on it.  I know wikipedia isn't completely trustworthy but most of the time they get it right. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emergency_vehicle_lighting#United_States

Eagle_rwb_max50

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 You should be able to find your state laws online, where it should spell out every portion of the motor vehicle code. I use white/amber lights in my vehicle for traffic control for a school police agency, though I'm not an officer; otherwise, I'd have red and blue! Just know the laws and it wouldn't hurt to ask local law enforcement about it. 


Also, be sure to take note on small details. My state has different specifications on front and rear warning lights. This is legal for any person to use, technically standard by stock hazard lights.