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How do you know when you've got the reflection of the mirrors just right, do they start flashing their head lights at you?
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no but you can see their face light up lol.
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Christ knows why he needed foglights on for, its in the middle of town on a dual carriageway, highly illuminated with street lights. The day in question was a bit murky/misty earlier, but cleared later.
I can imagine them on being necessary if its a pea souper, or in the countryside.

But to his credit, he did have lights on. Better that than some of these dimwits :loser: who drive in total fog with none on at all....

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Originally Posted by siaradbach View Post
I think that only dipped beam is tested for the MOT.

At the front: Sidelights (position lamps), Dipped Headlamps, indicators, hazards & "full" beam are testable items for the MOT..

At the rear: Side lights (position lamps), Indicators, No plate lights, hazards, Offside fog, Brake lights (not centre/high level) are testable items for MOT..

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For many many years now cars have headlamp levelling...

I'm sure we all know what headlamp levelling is, but for those that don't it is a means of adjusting ones dipped and main beam haead lamps in relation to the load carried in the car. My ancient Cavalier has headlamp levelling!

So why don't people utilise it properly? Many many cars dazzle me without the front fog lights being on, in fact I don't find that front fog lights are all that dazzling to me TBH. If your car has this feature, then set the thing to its next-to-lowest setting IF you are most of the time in your car alone, or with one passenger and nowt in the back!

Xenon (or whatever they're called) lights - now they should be regulated in some way, that flickery, ultra-bright "flashiness" (for want of a better word!) of them is most dazzling and very very annoying, worse IMO than plain halogen fog lights. Perhaps I should get a car with such lights, so I can join in

In response to the OP pics - I'd say they were most deffo fog lights

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