Village of Oakwood, IL
Vermilion County
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All snowmobiles in operation shall display at least one lighted headlamp, white in color, having a minimum candlepower of sufficient intensity to exhibit a white light plainly visible from a distance of at least 500 feet ahead during hours of darkness under normal atmospheric conditions. If a snowmobile is equipped with a single-beam lamp, such lamp shall be so aimed that when the vehicle is loaded none of the high-intensity portion of the light, at a distance of 25 feet in front of the vehicle, projects higher than the level of the center of the lamp from which it originates.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
All snowmobiles while in operation shall display at least one red taillight having a minimum candlepower of sufficient intensity to exhibit a red light plainly visible from a distance of 500 feet to the rear during hours of darkness under normal atmospheric conditions.
All snowmobiles shall have an operating brake system in good mechanical condition.
No snowmobile shall be sold or offered for sale or operated unless it is equipped with a sound-muffling device installed by the manufacturer, and under no circumstances shall this muffler device be modified or removed by the owner or operator.
All snowmobiles when operated upon a roadway in this municipality shall be equipped with a horn in good working order and capable of emitting sound audible under normal conditions from a distance of not less than 200 feet, but no horn or other warning device shall emit an unreasonably loud or harsh sound or a whistle. No snowmobile shall be equipped with any siren, whistle or bell.
Reflective material of a minimum area of 16 square inches shall be mounted on each side of the cowling. Identifying numbers may be included in computing the required sixteen-square-inch area.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).