• Any lighted lamp or illuminating device on a motor vehicle (other than headlamps, spot lamps, auxiliary lamps, flashing turn signals, hazard warning lamps) which projects a beam of an intensity greater than 300 candlepower shall be so directed that the beam will not strike the level of the road at a distance of more than 75 feet from the vehicle.
  • Headlamps must emit white light. No person shall drive any vehicle on any highway with any lamp displaying a red or blue light visible from directly in front of the center. Flashing lights and blue lights are prohibited.
  • Front fog lamps may be used with lower beam headlamps or switch controlled in conjunction with the headlamps and may be used with either low or high beam headlamps. Front fog lamps shall not be used in substitution of headlamps when headlamps are required.
  • Oklahoma headlights laws

    Lighting laws in Oklahoma

    2014 Oklahoma Statutes

    Title 47. Motor Vehicles

    Department of Transportation Department of Transportation


    §47-12-203. Head lamps on motor vehicles.

    A. Every motor vehicle shall be equipped with at least two headlamps emitting a white light with at least one lamp on each side of the front of the motor vehicle on the same level and as far apart as practicable. The headlamps shall comply with the requirements and limitations set forth in this chapter.

    B. Every headlamp upon every motor vehicle shall be located at a height of not more than fifty-four (54) inches nor less than twenty-two (22) inches to be measured as set forth in subsection B of Section 12-202 of this title.

    C. The headlamps on motor vehicles shall be so arranged that the driver may select at will between distributions of light projected to different elevations and such lamps may, in addition, be so arranged that such selection can be made automatically, subject to the following limitations:

    1. There shall be an uppermost distribution of light, or composite beam, so aimed and of such intensity as to reveal persons and vehicles at a distance of at least six hundred (600) feet ahead for all conditions of loading;

    2. There shall be a lowermost distribution of light, or composite beam, so aimed and of sufficient intensity to reveal persons and vehicles at a distance of at least two hundred (200) feet ahead; and

    3. On a straight, level road under any condition of loading none of the high-intensity portion of the beam shall be directed to strike the eyes of an approaching driver.

    D. Every motor vehicle which has multiple-beam road-lighting equipment shall be equipped with a beam indicator, which shall be lighted whenever the uppermost distribution of light from the headlamps is in use, and shall not otherwise be lighted.

    Colors Restrictions Colors Restrictions


    §47-12-227. Special restriction on lamps.

    B. Except as provided in Sections 12-218, 12-218.1, 12-228, and 12-229 of this title, no person shall drive or move any vehicle or equipment upon any highway with any lamp or device thereon displaying or capable of displaying a red or blue light visible from directly in front of the center thereof.

    A. Every motor vehicle shall be equipped with at least two headlamps emitting a white light with at least one lamp on each side of the front of the motor vehicle on the same level and as far apart as practicable. The headlamps shall comply with the requirements and limitations set forth in this chapter.

    D. Blue lights are prohibited except as allowed in Sections 12-218, 12-218.1, and 12-229 of this title.

    Equipment Restricted Equipment Restricted


    §47-12-227. Special restriction on lamps.

    C. Flashing lights are prohibited except on:

    1.An authorized emergency vehicle, as provided in Section 12-218 of this title;

    2.A school bus or a church bus, as provided in Section 12-228 of this title;

    5. Any vehicle as a means of indicating a right or left turn, as provided in Sections 12-206.1 and 12-606 of this title;

    6. Any vehicle as means of indicating the presence of a vehicular traffic hazard requiring unusual care in approaching, overtaking or passing, as provided in Section 12-220 of this title.

    Other Rules Other Rules


    Headlights: 2 minimum

    • minimum height: 22 inches
    • maximum height: 54 inches

    Tail lights: 2 minimum

    • minimum height: 15 inches
    • maximum height: 72 inches

    Spot lights: 2 maximum

    • minimum height: n/a
    • maximum height: n/a

    Fog lights: 2 maximum

    • minimum height: n/a
    • maximum height: Under headlights

    Auxiliary driving lights 2 maximum,

    • minimum height: n/a
    • maximum height: 42 inches

    Off-road lights: Allowed

    • minimum height: n/a
    • maximum height: 42 inches

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