Wyoming emergency vehicle light statutes permits certain vehicles and occupations to use warning lighting. To make it easy for Wisconsin first responders to access the lights and sirens they need, we have gathered pertinent information and links to formal Wisconsin state statute information.
Wyoming Emergency Vehicles Defined
Wyoming defines emergency vehicles in state statute 31-5-105. Under this statute, an emergency vehicle is any vehicle driven by a member of the fire department or police department. Like many other states, Wisconsin extends this state statute to its volunteer firefighters and EMTs too.
Wyoming Police Lights aren’t Restricted by Color
Wyoming police aren’t required to use a certain color police light. Instead, state statute 31-5-928(e) requires Wisconsin law enforcement to use emergency vehicle lights that allow their vehicle to be easily identified.
Wyoming Fire Trucks and Ambulances Require the Use of at Least One Red Light
The Wisconsin statute mentioned above also covers the use of warning lights on fire trucks and ambulances in the state. According to this statute, all Wyoming fire trucks and ambulances require the use of at least one red light. In addition to at least one red light, fire trucks and ambulances in this state may also use blue, amber, or white optional warning lights.
Wyoming Tow Trucks and Wreckers May Use White or Amber Warning Lighting
Wyoming tow truck and wrecker drivers are permitted to use white or amber warning lighting under state statute 31-5-928(g). In addition to white or amber warning lights, tow trucks and wreckers in Wyoming may use flashing red and blue lights too. However, the use of red or blue lights by these vehicles is restricted to use only when the vehicle is in the process of retrieving a disabled or abandoned vehicle.
For more information about what lights may be available to you, we suggest calling your State Highway Patrol office at: 307-777-4321
*Please note that these numbers are what we are currently able to find and the numbers may have changed since this listing.