Wednesday, 4 March 2009

Turn the under-bumper lights off you dipstick!

Has anyone else noticed the apparent increase in inconsiderate wassocks who leave their "under bumper" front lights on when they are not necessary?

Driving to work this morning, I noticed at least 5 cars with what we used to call "sidelights" on (which in itself is bad enough in the dark,) but they all had their under-bumper lights on full glare!

I can't believe they were all too thick to know how to turn them off and am sure this a form of "posing" - like wearing a bluetooth headset when walking around a shopping centre or whatever with the cell phone in their hand or pocket. What's the point?

Back to the question of the lights, I nicked this from another forum but it needs wider notice:-
Highway code states in rule 211
"You MUST NOT use front or rear fog lights unless visibility is seriously reduced as they dazzle other road users and can obscure your brake lights" ('Seriously reduced' is defined as when you cannot see more than 100 m.)



Snappers Sideways View said...

This is turning into 'Grumpy Northern Blog' ;-)

Nortoner said...

And your problem with that is....?


Snappers Sideways View said...

Nothing at all Kenneth - I'm just surprised it took THIS long ;-)