Adaptive Headlights finally legal in USA

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pnwoutdoors

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Sounds promising. So, within two years it's directed a revision of the relevant "108" code be made. Who knows what it'll have in it, but it's nice to hear that a move's afoot to cease disallowing the contemporary "adaptive" lighting for vehicles.


A summary of adaptive lighting -- What Are Adaptive Headlights? Principle Of Operation And Purpose:


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Nice. This could save lives.

I have questions about how it works,, especially in suboptimal conditions like heavy rain or snow. From what II can gather, the matrix patterns are derived from camera inputs (and GPS). What happens when there are visual obstructions hitting the cameras like heavy precipitation or splashes of mud? Does the matrix pattern revert to a default "dumb headlight" pattern?
 
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Adaptive Driving Beam is (still) not legal in the US, and might or might not actually get legalized. For the unhappy details see This thread.
 
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