I'm wondering how many of us have decided to add a few lights to their cars in the pursuit of happiness....I mean better night driving experience(legally)
edit: to avoid confusion, this photo was taken on private property under controlled conditions, no law(s) was/were broken in the process of capturing the image shown.
under California State Vehicle Code:
24411. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a vehicle may be equipped with not more than eight lamps for use as headlamps while the vehicle is operated or driven off the highway. The lamps shall be mounted at a height of not less than 16 inches from the ground, or more than 12 inches above the top of the passenger compartment, at any place between the front of the vehicle and a line lying on a point 40 inches to the rear of the seat occupied by the driver, shall be wired independently of all other lighting circuits, and, whenever the vehicle is operated or driven upon a highway, shall be covered or hooded with an opaque hood or cover, and turned off.
Amended Ch. 149, Stats. 1986. Effective January 1, 1987.
the rectangular lights are auxiliary driving lights, which under the CA VC:
the bottom two are fog lamps, which under the CVC:24402. (a) Any motor vehicle may be equipped with not to exceed two
auxiliary driving lamps mounted on the front at a height of not less
than 16 inches nor more than 42 inches. Driving lamps are lamps
designed for supplementing the upper beam from headlamps and may not
be lighted with the lower beam.
the vehicle has always been operated with utmost regard to the legal requirements when driven upon a public highway. You experience may vary. Please check you local laws and consult your local law enforcement agency or a legal consul if you are not certain of the actual law in your state/province/district/country. This poster shall not be held responsible for legislative differences between states/areas/counties.24403. (a) A motor vehicle may be equipped with not more than two
foglamps that may be used with, but may not be used in substitution
(b) On a motor vehicle other than a motorcycle, the foglamps
authorized under this section shall be mounted on the front at a
height of not less than 12 inches nor more than 30 inches and aimed
so that when the vehicle is not loaded none of the high-intensity
portion of the light to the left of the center of the vehicle
projects higher than a level of four inches below the level of the
center of the lamp from which it comes, for a distance of 25 feet in
front of the vehicle.