V C Section 25253 Warning Lamps on Tow Trucks

Warning Lamps on Tow Trucks

25253.  (a) Tow trucks used to tow disabled vehicles shall be equipped with flashing amber warning lamps. This subdivision does not apply to a tractor-trailer combination.

(b) Tow trucks may display flashing amber warning lamps while providing service to a disabled vehicle. A flashing amber warning lamp upon a tow truck may be displayed to the rear when the tow truck is towing a vehicle and moving at a speed slower than the normal flow of traffic.

(c) A tow truck shall not display flashing amber warning lamps on a freeway except when an unusual traffic hazard or extreme hazard exists.

Amended Sec. 3, Ch. 375, Stats. 2006. Effective January 1, 2007.
Amended Sec. 2, Ch. 33, Stats. 2009. Effective January 1, 2010.