Before driving on Indiana roads, be sure to be legal and have the correct required equipment. Also, a spot-check of equipment should be done before each trip.
Equipment to spot-check:
- Service brakes, including trailer-brake connections
- Parking brake
- Steering mechanism
- Lighting devices and reflectors
- Windshield wipers
- Rear-vision mirror(s)
- Coupling devices
- Wheels and rims
- Emergency equipment
In addition to spot-checking before each trip, be sure to always have the following special equipment in your vehicle at all times:
- A fire extinguisher;
- Spare fuses
- Warning devices for stopped vehicles or three bidirectional emergency reflective triangles.