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189.080 Horns and other sound devices. Every motor vehicle, when in use on a highway, shall be equipped with a horn or other <br>device capable of making an abrupt sound sufficiently loud to be heard from a distance of <br>at least two hundred (200) feet under all ordinary traffic conditions. Every person <br>operating an automobile or bicycle shall sound the horn or sound device whenever <br>necessary as a warning of the approach of such vehicle to pedestrians or other vehicles, <br>but shall not sound the horn or sound device unnecessarily. A bell may be used on a <br>bicycle. Effective: July 12, 2006 <br>History: Amended 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 173, sec. 7, effective July 12, 2006. -- Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 101, sec. 4. -- Amended 1970 Ky. Acts ch. 93, sec. 9. -- Amended <br>1952 Ky. Acts ch. 167, sec. 1, effective June 19, 1952. -- Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 2739g-28.

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189.080 Horns and other sound devices. Every motor vehicle, when in use on a highway, shall be equipped with a horn or other <br>device capable of making an abrupt sound sufficiently loud to be heard from a distance of <br>at least two hundred (200) feet under all ordinary traffic conditions. Every person <br>operating an automobile or bicycle shall sound the horn or sound device whenever <br>necessary as a warning of the approach of such vehicle to pedestrians or other vehicles, <br>but shall not sound the horn or sound device unnecessarily. A bell may be used on a <br>bicycle. Effective: July 12, 2006 <br>History: Amended 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 173, sec. 7, effective July 12, 2006. -- Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 101, sec. 4. -- Amended 1970 Ky. Acts ch. 93, sec. 9. -- Amended <br>1952 Ky. Acts ch. 167, sec. 1, effective June 19, 1952. -- Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 2739g-28.

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Statutes > Kentucky > 189-00 > 080

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189.080 Horns and other sound devices. Every motor vehicle, when in use on a highway, shall be equipped with a horn or other <br>device capable of making an abrupt sound sufficiently loud to be heard from a distance of <br>at least two hundred (200) feet under all ordinary traffic conditions. Every person <br>operating an automobile or bicycle shall sound the horn or sound device whenever <br>necessary as a warning of the approach of such vehicle to pedestrians or other vehicles, <br>but shall not sound the horn or sound device unnecessarily. A bell may be used on a <br>bicycle. Effective: July 12, 2006 <br>History: Amended 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 173, sec. 7, effective July 12, 2006. -- Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 101, sec. 4. -- Amended 1970 Ky. Acts ch. 93, sec. 9. -- Amended <br>1952 Ky. Acts ch. 167, sec. 1, effective June 19, 1952. -- Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 2739g-28.

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