hazard lights


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hazard lights

the indicator lights of a motor vehicle when flashing simultaneously to indicate that the vehicle is stationary and temporarily obstructing the traffic
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The siren, hazard lights and voice message continue until deactivated by the driver.
Mr Jobes, who said he had drunk two pints of beer and one pint of shandy, said on the way home he stopped on the hard shoulder and walked down an embankment to relieve himself, leaving the keys in the car but switching the hazard lights on.
One motorist, Mr John Marshall, aged 43, of Tamworth said: "One evening I saw a driver stop in the middle of the roundabout and put his hazard lights on until he could work out where to go.
He also failed to spot the hazard lights or hear the loud-speaker warning because his car radio was on as he took his disabled wife, Helen, for a spin near their home in Ardrossan, Ayrshire.
They just park with hazard lights on in the middle of the road, without considering that they are already blocking the way.
Byline: Incorrect use of hazard lights is a common mistake.
Smith bundled his victim into the driver's seat, but she switched on the hazard lights and sounded the horn.
Others dangerously check under the bonnet when they should be turning on their hazard lights or going on to the motorway verge to call a breakdown service.
If you breakdown on a minor road, try to make sure you get your vehicle off the road and warn traffic by using your hazard lights.
The pounds 150 device automatically causes the hazard lights to flash and emits a loud mes-sage which announces, ``Emergency - driver under attack-- call the police immediately''.
A leaflet advises drivers to pull as far to the left as possible, switch on hazard lights, get people out by the left hand door and on to the bank and use an easily located roadside phone to call the emergency services.
Mr Patrick Thomas, prosecuting, said Armour was seen driving along the M6 with his hazard lights flashing at between 50 and 55mph.
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