(625 ILCS 5/12-205.1)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-205.1)
Implements of husbandry or slow-moving vehicles-Display of
Every animal drawn vehicle, farm tractor, implement of husbandry and
special mobile equipment, except when used for road construction or
maintenance within the limits of a construction or maintenance project
where traffic control devices are used in compliance with the applicable
provisions of the manual and specifications adopted under Section 11-301 of
the Illinois Vehicle Code, when operated on a highway during a time when
lighted lamps are required by Section 12-201 of this Chapter, shall display
to the rear at least one flashing amber signal lamp mounted as high as
practicable and of sufficient intensity to be visible for a distance of at
least 500 feet in normal sunlight; provided, that only the rearmost vehicle
of a combination of vehicles coupled together need display such lamp.
The flashing amber signal lamp may be operated lighted during daylight
hours when other lamps are not required to be lighted when vehicles
authorized in this Section are operated on a highway.
Implements of husbandry manufactured on or after January 1, 2003 and operated
on public roads between sunset and sunrise shall display markings and lighting
that meet or exceed the design, performance, and mounting specifications
adopted by the American Society of Agricultural Engineers and published by that
body as ASAE S279.11 APR01.
(Source: P.A. 91-505, eff. 1-1-00; 92-820, eff. 8-21-02.)