hazard lights


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hazard lights

pl n
(Automotive Engineering) the indicator lights of a motor vehicle when flashing simultaneously to indicate that the vehicle is stationary and temporarily obstructing the traffic. Also called: hazard warning lights or hazards
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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.
Hazard lights are meant to be used to warn other motorists that your vehicle has stopped, stalled or that you are driving extremely slowly (under 5 kilometres per hour).
Once you come to a stop, turn off all lights except your hazard lights and put on the handbrake.
Jonathan Arribe said a police patrol saw a maroon Toyota Vios (with conduction sticker VQ 1597) parked with its hazard lights on along M.
Light vehicle drivers are advised to stop in a safe area when visibility level drops to zero and turn on their hazard lights.
It was unclear if any other vehicle was involved but a Thrifty Transit van was parked a short distance away with its hazard lights on.
These are vehicle-to-vehicle communication features that allow vehicles to share important information, such as slippery road conditions ahead or a vehicle with its hazard lights switched on.
Alan Peters, 78, who had 62 cheerleaders on board, failed to see the Audi which had its hazard lights on.

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