Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2006 21:44:26 GMT From: Doug Schwarz <seenospamfor.address.edu> Subject: Re: Daytime running lights...what's the deal?
In article <1157058751.343312.55620nospam2000cwm.googlegroups.com>, "Jon R. Pickens" <jonrpicknospaml.com> wrote: > What a useless...um..."feature". > > But many thanks are in order. At least I understand the way that works > now. The switch has been moved from DRL to ON and will stay that way. > > I do think it's strange that the high-beams are unable to be > permanently turned on, yet the switch will still allow them to work as > long as it's pulled back and held in position. So technically you > could "blind" someone during the day... It would make much more sense > if the DLR mode of the switch bypassed the high-beam circuit > altogether. The purpose of that is so you can flash someone in front of you -- usually as a gentle reminder that you'd like to pass. Here in the US I'm not sure everyone knows what it means, but I have used it occasionally. -- Doug Schwarz dmschwarz&ieee,org Make obvious changes to get real email address.