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Blue corner lights illegal?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TOYOTA 09, Apr 15, 2010.

  1. Apr 15, 2010 at 7:14 PM
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    TOYOTA 09

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    So after seeing murdered out taco's build page i decided to buy a set of blue led corner lights....anyone been pulled over for this before? I live in maine and can't find a law against it.

    I'M NO LAWYER BUT I DON;T SEE ANYTHING HERE REGARDING CORNER LIGHTS...JUST HEAD LIGHTS, AND AUX / REVERSE LIGHTS. I LIVE IN MAINE

    http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/29-A/title29-Ach17sec0.html
     
  2. Apr 15, 2010 at 7:20 PM
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    JimBeam

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  3. Apr 15, 2010 at 7:23 PM
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    JimBeam

    JimBeam BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Moderator

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    further research

    http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/29-A/title29-Asec2054.html

    29.2.D

     
  4. Apr 15, 2010 at 7:41 PM
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    If it's on a cop car, you can't have it.
     
  5. Apr 15, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    Except red?

    Blue lights are illegal in Arizona and Oregon too.
     
  6. Apr 15, 2010 at 7:54 PM
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    JimBeam

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    read my post above...theres the exact statute for Maine concerning blue lights

    depends on the state, but i suspect MOST states will not allow you to put blue lights on the exterior of a vehicle
     
  7. Apr 15, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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    mattleegee

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    The silverstars are legal

    They are blue in your housing when off, but blink orange
     
  8. Apr 15, 2010 at 8:09 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    i had red corner markers for like 2 weeks untill they turned pink. I never had a problem. Its just a fix it ticket majority of the time anyways
     
  9. Apr 16, 2010 at 5:29 AM
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    what's a fix it ticket? i guess it's just asking to get pulled over....guess i should take them out!
     
  10. Apr 16, 2010 at 5:43 AM
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    A fix-it ticket is a for a violation like illegal window tint or improper/broken/non-functional lighting. You have X amount of days to fix the violation, and have it inspected for compliance by a LEO.
     
  11. Apr 16, 2010 at 5:47 AM
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    f that...i'll just take them out! plus i don't need to give them another reason to pull me over and give me a hard time
     
  12. Apr 16, 2010 at 5:57 AM
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    My buddy's security system blinking blue in the back of his car was enough to get him pulled over during a trip to Maine.
     
  13. Apr 16, 2010 at 5:58 AM
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    ^damn! we are hurting for money up here so they ticket for everything!
     
  14. Apr 16, 2010 at 6:04 AM
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    Yeah so take those suckers out!!!:eek:
     
  15. Apr 16, 2010 at 6:12 AM
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    TOYOTA 09

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    maybe i'll go with an LED amber...i think RED may still be a strech?
     
  16. Apr 16, 2010 at 6:21 AM
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    Most laws are federal in origin, its stated as a state reg often, all 50 states have stop sign the same would be the most obvious (federal book called M.U.T.C.D)(manual for uniform traffic control devices).
    Consider how noone cares about car alarms anymore were numb to them. If people started putting blue on cars , 1/3 of the drivers (the moron, idiots and arrogant) wouldn't move over for a cop. Dont give them a reason, especially a valid one, to write you a ticket, style points arent worth that.
     
  17. Apr 16, 2010 at 6:26 AM
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    Illegal most places... not worth a fix-it or the hassle.
     
  18. Apr 16, 2010 at 6:39 AM
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    agreed...guess i know what i'm doing on my lunch break!
     
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    Illegal and ricey....
     
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    You probably cannot go red in the front. Typically it's white/amber to the front only.
     
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