19A NCAC 03D .0534      HORN

(a)  The horn shall not be approved if:

(1)           It will not emit a sound audible for a distance of at least 200 feet, or it emits an unusually loud or harsh sound.  Original equipment in working order will meet these requirements.

(2)           It has frayed, broken, or missing wiring; if wiring harnesses are broken or missing; if horn button is not mounted securely and in a position which is easily accessible to the driver; or if the horn is not securely mounted to the motor vehicle.

(3)           Operation of the horn interferes with the operation of any other mechanism.

(b)  Vehicles equipped with sirens shall not be approved unless they are within the class listed in G.S. 20-125(b) as being authorized to­ carry a siren.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 20-2; 20-39; 20-183.3;

Eff. October 1, 1994.