Use of Headlights


Use high-beams when the car in front of you is lower to the ground then yours.
Always use high-beams when there is heavy oncoming traffic.
When approaching a sharp curve at night, accelerate, drive on the line in the center of the road, and keep your high-beams on.
Never use headlights until it is pitch dark outside.
Flash your headlights during the day to fool oncoming vehicles into thinking a police radar trap is ahead.
If one of your headlights burns out, use your highbeams until it is replaced.
Or... if one of your headlights burns out, do not use your headlights at all. Just those little dim yellow parking lights.
If you drive a vehicle that is significantly higher off the ground than most other cars, pull up to a stop sign/red light at least a foot to the left of the car in front. That way your headlights reflect off the other car's side view mirror and directly into the driver's face.
When you see one of those newer cars with the daytime lights on, flash your headlights several times to remind the other driver that his lights are on.
Attach as many fog, spot, neon, blinking, and flashing lights to the top and bottom of your car/truck as possible.
When an oncoming driver flashes his highbeams on and off to tell you that your highbeams are on, ignore him.
Flash your highbeams on and off several times to oncoming cars to tell them that their highbeams are on... when they're not.
The little interior map light can be used as a substitute for headlights.
When driving at night with a burned out headlight, drive so that the working headlight is in the middle of the lane and to other drivers, you look like a motorcycle.

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