Date of enactment: August 17, 2005
2005 Assembly Bill 18 Date of publication*: August 31, 2005
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2003-04 : Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
An Act to create 347.26 (11) (am) of the statutes; relating to: the use of a flashing or rotating amber light on certain motor trucks.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
38,1 Section 1. 347.26 (11) (am) of the statutes is created to read:
347.26 (11) (am) In addition to any other lamps authorized under this subsection, a motor truck having a gross vehicle weight rating of more than 26,000 pounds may be equipped with a 360-degree flashing or rotating amber light mounted at the highest practicable point. The flashing or rotating amber lamp may be lighted only when the motor truck is upon a highway having a maximum speed limit of more than 35 miles per hour and the motor truck is traveling 10 or more miles per hour below the maximum speed limit, is stopped, or is backing on such highway. The flashing or rotating amber lamp may not be lit at other times.