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Uses of Hazard Light

Electronic indicator lights are now standard equipment on all cars, mostly for safety reasons. Some automakers are moving ahead with the development of more sophisticated indicator light technology. Harzard lights, double pointer lights, or trafficator lights—whatever you want to call them—they all work. All automobiles need this feature to function, hence it must always be present. The Hazard lights have a variety of uses.

As the name implies, you use hazard lights if your car starts to endanger other drivers. If your car is stopped, broken down, in an accident, or out of fuel, you can use your hazard warning lights to signal to oncoming traffic that there is a temporary obstruction in the road.

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You should only use your hazard lights while your automobile is moving to alert traffic behind of an obstruction up front. Hazard lights are also required to be used if your headlights or taillights are not functioning in order to alert other drivers about poor visibility in inclement weather or at night. However, the lights should only be turned on for as long as necessary for other motorists to see the warning.

When being towed, avoid turning on your hazard lights unless you’re on a motorway or an open dual carriageway and you need to alert other drivers to something. Never use hazard lights as a justification for risky or prohibited parking.

Let’s examine when to turn on your warning lights.

Using these lights while the car is moving is not advised. This includes any scenario where the car is moving, such as inclement weather or poor vision. The hazard lights being turned on could cause a lot of misunderstandings. It is also possible to presume that the car in front of you is stationary in limited visibility, which is quite dangerous.

1. When a car is parked securely in the left-most lane of a highway or other road, one can turn on these warning lights.

2. When changing a flat tire at the side of the road, it’s a good idea to turn on the hazard.

3. It’s also a good idea to point out a damaged vehicle that is standing to the side. In addition to that, it is advised to place the hazard triangle on the road.

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