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Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000

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SCHEDULE 16Requirement relating to obligatory and optional warning beacons

The light shown by any one warning beacon shall be displayed not less than 60 nor more than 240 equal times per minute and the intervals between each display of light shall be constant.

1.  Number:

Sufficient to satisfy the requirements of paragraph 3

2.  Position—

Every warning beacon shall be so mounted on the vehicle that the centre of the lamp is at a height not less than 380 mm above the ground.

3.  Angles of visibility—

Except in the case of a motor vehicle used for police purposes the light shown from at least one beacon (but not necessarily the same beacon) shall be visible from any point at a reasonable distance from the vehicle or any trailer being drawn by it.

4.  Markings:

No requirement

5.  Size of illuminated area:

No requirement

6.  Colour:

Blue, amber, green or yellow in accordance with Regulation 13

7.  Wattage:

No requirement

8.  Intensity:

No requirement

9.  Electrical connections:

No requirement

10.  Tell-tale:

No requirement

11.  Other requirements—

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