Sec. 5-18. Equipment.

 

(a) Any bicycle when in use at nighttime shall be equipped with a light on the front which shall emit a white light visible from a distance of at least five hundred (500) feet to the front on a clear night and with a red reflector on the rear of a type which shall be visible on a clear night from all distances between one hundred (100) feet and six hundred (600) feet to the rear when directly in front of lawful lower beams of headlights on a motor vehicle. A light emitting a red light visible from a distance of five hundred (500) feet to the rear may be used in addition to such red reflector.

 

(b) Any bicycle used on a highway shall be equipped with a brake which will enable the operator to make the braked wheel skid on dry, level, clean pavement.

 

Source: Code 1962, 10-16-6(C)

State law reference-Similar provisions, R.R.S. 1943, 39-691.