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When to Activate Your Vehicle's Hazard Lights (& When Not To)

When to Activate Your Vehicle's Hazard Lights (& When Not To)

Hazard lights, also known as flashers, are a valuable safety feature in vehicles, designed to alert other drivers to potential dangers. While they serve a crucial purpose, it's essential to use them judiciously to enhance safety rather than create confusion on the road. When to Activate Hazard LightsEmergency Stops or Breakdowns: Hazard lights are most commonly used when your vehicle experiences a sudden breakdown or comes to an unexpected stop. Engaging your hazards in such situations helps alert other drivers to the potential obstruction, reducing the risk of collisions. Low Visibility Conditions: During heavy rain, dense fog, or other low-visibility conditions, turning on your hazard lights can enhance your vehicle's visibility to other drivers. This is especially crucial when driving significantly below the ... read more