WA Trailer Laws?

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I hooked up my flat bed 4x8 utility trailer to go get some lumber and my lights are not lighting up, upon searching I have a short somewhere on the wire harness on my vehicle.

I went on google and came across some laws for a different state which said if you have a flatbed trailer and the lights on your vehicle are 100% visible you do not need trailer lights during the daylight hours.

I was unable to find anything for WA which was similar, meaning it probably doesnt exist here. But I though I was ask anyway.

I need to fix the harness either way but I really need to get this lumber as well, it may be faster just to rent a $20/hour truck at this point.
 

Joe13

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For what it's worth, I have been told by state police that as long as the pulling vehicles tail lights are visible and it is during the DAY then it's ok.

I wouldn't recommend doing it often but in a pinch, it may be doable.
 

clearconscience

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Just like any load sticking out past your vehicle put something red on the back of the trailer like stapling a red flag/plastic/ shirt to a piece of wood.

I take stuff to the dump/ Mcfarlanes, etc all the time and I've never had an issue. But then again if they want a reason they can find one.
 

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