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Answered 2011-03-11 08:37:30

Yes, but it only needs to hang low enough to cover the upper half of the tire.

If the fender covers the upper half of the tire, then they're not needed at all.

The mud flaps (called a "splash apron" in the law) must also be at least as wide as the tire(s).

For all but the most lifted pickups, a very short mudflap is all that's needed to be legal.

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