Driving convictions, penalty points and fines are easily obtained if you don’t keep a careful check of your car.
This is especially crucial to new drivers who are still within the two years from passing the driving test and can only receive a maximum of six points to lose their licence.
It’s important that all lights on your car are kept clean and in good working condition to not only remain within the law and to avoid penalty points and fines, but to remain safe yourself and for other road users and pedestrians.
Detailed below are frequent mistakes made especially by new and young drivers in terms of car lighting, the safety implications involved, plus the potential fines and penalty points involved with defective or inappropriate car lighting.
A guide explaining what are hazard warning lights and when they should and should not be used in terms of safety and the law.
Some motorists are often unsure when fog lights should be used. An explanation for when to use fog lights, fog lights legal requirements for cars and drivers and the risks of using fog lights inappropriately along with potential fines imposed by law.
The dangers associated with having faulty or no brake lights and how to check brake lights. Also explained, brake light laws, the possible offences, penalties and fines incurred by having defective brake lights.
Brief explanation of what are car sidelights, the benefits of using them and when car sidelights should be used by law.
Briefly detailing ‘what are dipped headlights’ and in law, when you should use them. Details of the possible penalties and fines incurred for defective lights.
When should full beam headlights be used and detailing when it is inappropriate for their use. Also explained are the possible penalties and law for improper high beam headlight use.