Highway Code

Highway Code

Highway Code

ARTICLE 65 : SEAT LIGHTS (SMALL)

1. Motor vehicles must have two frontal white position lights. The use of a special yellow color option for these lights is allowed when they are integrated into main beam or dipped beam lamps, which emit a special yellow beam.

2. The above position lights, when they are the only ones lit, must, at night in clear weather conditions, be visible from a distance of at least 300 meters, without causing glare or inconvenience to road users.

3. Cars and trailers must have, at their rear, an even number of red position lights, visible at night in clear weather conditions, from a distance of at least 300 meters, without causing glare or inconvenience to road users.

4. The outer point of the illuminating surface of the position lights must not be more than 0.40 m from the extreme outer limit of the vehicle on that side.

5. Trailers with a width greater than 1.60 m must have two frontal white position lights, as above, adjusted to such a position that the outer point of their lighting surface is not more than 0.15 m from the extreme outer limit of the trailer on that side.

6. The person who puts into circulation, as well as the person who drives the vehicle or trailer from the above, which is not equipped with the position lights provided for and which operate in accordance with the provisions of this article shall be punished with an administrative fine of one hundred fifty (150.00) euros.

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