Parking Light


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Parking Light

 

a light placed on the exterior of a motor vehicle to indicate maximum width. Parking lights should be mounted in pairs on the front and back of automobiles and tractor trucks that are used on ordinary roads. On full trailers, semitrailers, and pole trailers, they are used only in back. The front lights are white, and the rear lights are red.

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"The tickets are given out in the early hours of the morning because that's when the parking lights should be on," said Sgt Addy.
He also said that larger vehicles, such as buses and lorries, should have parking lights on when parked on 30mph roads.
Maybe it will need a law to be introduced to make it illegal to drive without lights or with parking lights only in poor lighting conditions.
Mall of the Emirates, the leisure, entertainment and shopping destination, performed Earth Hour by switching off all tenants' exterior signage, as well as 50 per cent of its parking lights. Additionally, Ski Dubai, the mall's popular indoor ski resort and tourist attraction, supported the cause by switching off its exterior lights for the entire hour.
The law dates back to a time when people were supposed to turn their parking lights on only if they pulled off to the side of the road.
POLICE who have racked up more than pounds 1,000 in fines by issuing tickets to motorists without parking lights are now in the spotlight themselves.
I am truly amazed at the number of drivers who, in heavy rain and poor visibility, continue to drive either without lights or use only their parking lights.
She runs into my stationary car, which I have left unattended, and with its parking lights on, in an authorised parking place which I have paid to use.
It was told that vehicles having no fog lights should keep their parking lights and head lights functional.
Why is it that some drivers persist in driving without lights or just use parking lights on these dark dismal mornings?
Written Quote: LED parking lights upgrade @ css-health department
The lighting upgrade, paid for by a $32,000 federal grant, replaced 30 high pressure sodium parking lights with induction lights which use less energy and require less maintenance.