(1) In compliance with Section 316.274(1)(a), F.S., the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles adopts the standards listed below for each device as indicated as its requirement for approval of the various types of warning devices for use with motor vehicles operating in Florida.
    (a) Flare — American Association of Railroads (American Railroads Building, 1920 “L” Street, N. W., Washington, D.C. 20036).
    (b) Fuses — American Association of Railroads.
    (c) Electric Lanterns — Society of Automotive Engineers (400 Commonwealth Drive, Warrendale, Pa., 15096) Standard J596.
    (d) Flag — Must be red in color, and designed so as not to fade in adverse weather conditions. Not less than twelve inches square, with standard to support such flag and capable of supporting same in 40 mile-per-hour wind velocity as tested in accordance with Society of Automotive Engineers Standard J774c, paragraph 4.3.
    (e) Portable Reflex Reflector — Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number 125.
    (2) Flares, fuses, electric lanterns, flags and portable reflex reflectors are approved by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles upon submission to the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (1201 Connecticut Avenue, Northwest, Washington, D.C. 20036) in accordance with their procedure for testing. A certificate of approval issued by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators for flares, fuses, electric lanterns, flags or portable reflex reflectors is approved by this Department.
Rulemaking Authority 316.216 FS. Law Implemented Florida Statutes § 316.274. History—New 11-20-75, Formerly 15B-1.02.