hazard light


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hazard light

n.
A light on a vehicle that blinks to indicate that the vehicle poses danger to others.
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The automaker is adding the new features Slippery Road Alert and Hazard Light Alert.
It also features a hazard light function and a beeping sound.
Due to thick smoke, police also request drivers to keep their distance, and keep their hazard light on at all times when passing through the area.
The indicators also feature a hazard light function in addition to a beeping sound.
When firefighters arrived at the scene, the semi-submerged vehicle's yellow hazard light was still flashing.
The indicator lights become inactive once the motorist activates the hazard light, causing confusion and an increased chance of accidents during low-visibility conditions," he said.
Another safety feature is automatic hazard light activation in the event of sudden braking.
Mr Joseph had been waiting with his hazard lights on for the chance to go around Masierak's lorry, but was hit by another lorry, driven by David Wagstaff.
They also advised drivers not to use hazard lights during fog until they have come to a full stop on the right shoulder of the road.
Police said the car had "no hazard lights displayed" and was "very near the edge of the carriageway.
Because there were no headlights or hazard lights on, passing motorists did not see the vehicle and three cars crashed into it and were badly damaged.
Hazard lights are meant to be used to warn other motorists that the vehicle has stopped, stalled or that they are driving extremely slowly under 5km per hour.

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