32-15-7 Windshield wipers required--Violation as petty offense.
Windshield wipers required--Violation as petty offense.
The windshield on every
motor vehicle as defined by subdivision § 32-3-1(11) except farm tractors and motorcycles, shall be
equipped with a device for cleaning rain, snow, or other moisture from the windshield, which device
shall be operated by the driver of the vehicle. No person may operate a motor vehicle upon the
highways unless such vehicle shall be equipped with such device in good working order capable of
cleaning the windshield thereof and which device shall provide the driver a clear view of the
highway. A violation of this section is a petty offense.
Source: SL 1967, ch 199, § 2; SL 1989, ch 255, § 35.