State Rep. Ed
Soliday, R-Valparaiso, is reminding motorists of two new laws which went
into effect on July 1.
The first law
regulates distracting headlight colors and requires Indiana drivers to have
either white or amber headlights on their vehicles. Colored lights like red,
blue or green are not allowed on the front of vehicles, and backup lights
should also be white or amber. Taillights must be red. This law reserves
colored lights for emergency vehicles only, eliminating confusion on the
The second law
allows Hoosiers to request free carbon monoxide tests for the interior of
their vehicle at local fire departments. “Savannah’s Law” is named after an
Indiana high school student who died in a car crash after the deadly gas
infiltrated her vehicle due to a faulty exhaust system.
Visit iga.in.gov to
learn more about these state laws and many others that went into effect on