What lights do you turn on at night?

When should you turn on your lights at night?

The law says you must turn your headlights on 30 minutes after sunset and leave them on until 30 minutes before sunrise. You must turn your lights on any time you can’t see at least 1000 feet ahead. Use your low beam headlights whenever it is raining.

What lights to use while driving?

To see further ahead, use your headlights on high beam on any road, even if there are street lights. You must dip your headlights to low beam: When a vehicle coming toward you is within 200 metres. When driving 200 metres or less behind another vehicle.

What is a fog light for?

Fog lamps are intended to provide an adjunct to the low beams. Because fog hovers close to the ground, the lamps are designed to shine down, illuminating the road beneath the fog. The top of the beam is cut off sharply so the light does not shine into the fog and reflect off it.

Is high beam illegal?

Can I Drive with My High Beams On? It is illegal if you flash or use high beam headlights within 500 feet (0.15 km) of the oncoming vehicle (oncoming traffic). It is also unlawful if you dim your lights for cyclists or pedestrians.

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When should you get passed?

When being passed, it is generally a good idea to ride in the center portion of your lane. Being on the side nearest the passing vehicle increases your risk of a collision. Being on the side farthest from the passing vehicle may prompt the other driver to merge back into your lane before it is safe.

Is it illegal to pass on the right?

Q Is it illegal in California to pass on the right on the freeway? A No, but some folks think it’s illegal. Passing on the far right or slow lane is legal, as long as you are not in an exit-only lane before an offramp or crossing over the solid white line onto the shoulder.

Are driving lights legal?

A person driving on a NSW road or road related area, must not use, or allow to be used, any lamp fitted to or in the driver’s vehicle to dazzle, or in a way that is likely to dazzle any other road users, including occupants of other vehicles, motorcyclists, cyclists and pedestrians.