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Guys, the police has answered my question!
"These types of lights are illegal for use on normal motor vehicles. Regulation 13 of the Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1989 states that flashing red lights to the rear of a motor vehicle may only be fitted to vehicles used for police purposes (except rear red flashing lights on pedal cycles) so whilst there is no law preventing the sale of these items it is against the law to use them on your private vehicle. "
Just wondering how Mercedes will cope with these regulations?
Because they won't stay flashing for long, just a couple of times then goto solid red. Just like pressing the pedal about 3-4 times really fast without pushing it too far then keeping it on after then. That will make your lights flash too.
Like people have said, quite pointless really. If they didn't see 3 brake lights then they won't see the flashing one. They will probably wonder what it is and think you have got an earth problem, lol.
If you was connecting flashing hazards to the brake lights when pressed hard then fair enough.
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