321.438 WINDSHIELDS AND WINDOWS. 1. A person shall not drive a motor vehicle equipped with a windshield, sidewings, or side or rear windows which do not permit clear vision. 2. A person shall not operate on the highway a motor vehicle equipped with a front windshield, a side window to the immediate right or left of the driver, or a side-wing forward of and to the left or right of the driver which is excessively dark or reflective so that it is difficult for a person outside the motor vehicle to see into the motor vehicle through the windshield, window, or sidewing. The department shall adopt rules establishing a minimum measurable standard of transparency which shall apply to violations of this subsection. 3. Every motor vehicle except a motorcycle, or a vehicle included in the provisions of section 321.383 or section 321.115 shall be equipped with a windshield in accordance with section 321.444.
Section History: Early Form
[C39, § 5034.47; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 321.438]
Section History: Recent Form
83 Acts, ch 125, § 5 Referred to in § 805.8A(3c) For applicable scheduled fine, see § 805.8A, subsection 3, paragraph c