New York Vehicle & Traffic Law
Sec. § 1223
Lights on Vehicles Used for Transportation of Passengers


1223. Lights on vehicles used for transportation of passengers. Unless otherwise governed by the provisions of this chapter, every vehicle used for the transportation of ten or more passengers upon the public highways, such as for picnics, hayrides and sleigh rides, shall, during the period from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise, display at least two lighted lamps on the front, one on each side, having light sources of equal power, which shall be visible for a distance of at least five hundred feet ahead of the vehicle and which shall project either white or yellow light, and at least two lighted lamps on the rear, one on each side, having light sources of equal power, which shall be visible for a distance of at least five hundred feet behind the vehicle and which shall project red light.
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