Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 09:42:53 -0500
From: tom reingold <>
Subject: Re: front foglights

JD wrote: > My understanding was that in thick fog (especially on the motorway) the fog > never touches the ground and so the light bounces along between the road > surface and the base of the fog. they aonly really work well in thick/dense > fog. Like on the bottom end of the M25 (in the UK) or in parts of west > Wales, where I live. Of course it is actually illegal to use them (front and > rear) in the UK unless it is foggy, but the police rarely pull people over > as they are more likely to be sitting in their nice wrm transits peering out > of the back window through a laser gatso !! > > I don't really agree that they look stupis per se, just the drivers trying > to look cool but having the opposite effect, useually Citroen Saxo's with > plastic bits or Vauxhaul novas/corsas. then again drivers in those sort of > cars have a boot full of speakers and bleeding ears completely oblivious as > you drive past > > Why is there a law prohibiting the use of foglights when they are not necessary? I don't see that they do any harm, unlike high beams, which do plenty of harm when they're not needed. -- Tom Reingold IT Guy looking for opportunities in NJ or NYC to enhance your business

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