- Sep 2, 2001
- Stillwater, America
What state are you in? A paper manual? They might say "emergency flashers", that's what the Oklahoma Driver Manual says. Other states might say "emergency lights". Find the .PDF of your state's driver's manual and search for such words/phrases as "hazard", "emergency", "flasher", "4-way flashers" or something.Out of curiosity, I flipped through my state's driver's manual and it makes no mention of the use of hazard lights anywhere.
• If you have a breakdown, an emergency, or have to stop for some reason, signal,
then pull off to the extreme right shoulder away from moving traffic where
it’s safe. Turn on your emergency flashers.
PARKING ON A HIGHWAY
Where parking is permitted, signal, slow down, and drive completely off the
pavement or the main traveled part of the roadway.
If your vehicle breaks down, move it completely off the highway. Turn on the
New York State says
(Emphasis mine)STEERING FAILURE - If your vehicle suddenly will not respond when you steer,
slowly take your foot off the gas pedal, turn on your emergency lights and keep your
foot off the brake pedal while it is safe to do so. The balance of the vehicle will allow it
to continue going straight, but a sudden change in speed could send it out of control.
As the vehicle decreases speed, you can brake very carefully to bring it to a stop.
Come on, be realistic. Isn't that's how they learn to drive in the first place? They might even have "Driver's Ed" in high school. Or go to a driving school.So someone just learning how to drive would need a more experienced driver to advise them
We're not talking about how to operate and maintain your radiacmeter: It's just "Hazard Lights". If somene gets curious about the funky button on the dashboard they can look it up in the owner's manual. It doesn't need 1.5hrs of instructor-led training to figure this out.