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Is it my imagination or are car headlights getting ridiculously bright? Is there a maximum brightness legally allowed? As it now gets dark at tea time I spend much of my time with one hand on the wheel...
I paid £700 for a package which included 'Active High Beam' on my Volvo V40 because I drive through the countryside at night. The £700 option package states that 'it stays on high beam all the time to...
I have a Honda CR-V EX with HID lamps. With these lights I do not need to make an adjustment when driving in Europe. My friend has Subaru Forester XT in which we will be driving to Italy next month. He...
Looking at on-coming car headlights at night, should the offside headlamp appear brighter than the near side headlight if correctly aligned? Or should it be the other way round?
My Peugeot 207 SW suffers from terrible reflections on the inside of the windscreen from the dashboard. I have fitted some dark fabric on my dashboard to try to alleviate the problem. Do you know of a...
Travelling North along the A34 approaching the Pear Tree intersection Oxford at around 7.30pm on 18 November, I witnessed a lot of traffic braking violently up ahead. An accident was very, very close to...
This winter, with dark rush hour mornings and evenings, I am appalled at the number of drivers who have seriously faulty lights. I see them in the dark mornings so presumeably they also return home in...
My pet hate is indicators flashing in my eyes when waiting at traffic lights, especially on cold, wet British winters nights. Nothing worse. Especially cars or vans with worn out old lamps that are almost...
The problem ‘highlighted’ recently with xenon lamps is unlikely to be with properly installed lights, which have self-adjusters. The problem is with aftermarket lights, which are fitted to standard headlights...
Is it still true that we will forced to drive in daylight hours with our headlights on at all times, even in bright sunlight? Seems to be more EU control freakery. One result will be more battery failures...
 

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