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Chapter 6.5. Motor Carrier Safety * Article 9. Additional Equipment Requirements for School Buses Warning Lamp Hoods.   

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School bus warning lamps, required by section 25257 of the Vehicle Code, manufactured after January 1, 1973, shall be used in conjunction with lens hoods. The top of the hood shall project at least 120 mm (5 in.) in front of the foremost part of the lens. The sides of the hood at a vertical plane 60 mm (2.5 in.) ahead of the lens shall extend down to 15 ? 5 deg above the horizontal place, measured from the lens center as shown in Figure 1. The shape of the hood may differ from that shown in Figure 1 provided it meets the specified dimensions. Warning lamps may not be transferred to another school bus unless used in conjunction with lens hoods.

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Authority cited:

Vehicle Code 26103

Vehicle Code 34508

Reference:

Vehicle Code 24012

Vehicle Code 26103

Vehicle Code 34508

(Amended by Register 91, No. 18.)