brake light

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Synonyms for brake light

a red light on the rear of a motor vehicle that signals when the brakes are applied to slow or stop

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The indicator didn't work, but we had flashing brake lights, and after a couple of seconds, the hazard warning lights began flashing in unison on the Range Rover, alternating with sporadic sounding of the alarm horns.
It is worrying to see that some of the issues that have been missed are safety issues such as brake lights.
He said: "It seemed to me people reacted slowly behind the crash because the brake lights were not quick enough.
Roy said: "I would have been breaking the law if I had driven knowing both brake lights were out.
Because a Luxeon LED lights up more than 1 million times faster than an incandescent bulb, brake lights illuminate much faster and a driver can react more quickly and potentially avoid serious injury.
who gives a monkeys about brake lights dazzling when the real problem is ignorant and selfish drivers who continue to motor along with their headlights and foglights on full beam.
A witness said he just continued on his path, no brake lights at all,'' Hall said.
Police confirmed that the brake lights were turned on several times when the truck was approaching the exit, and asked a Mitsubishi official about the brake mechanics of the vehicle, the sources said.
The Car Care Council recommends checking all vehicle lighting on a monthly basis, including the headlights, turn signals, brake lights, side lights, parking lights, tail lights, backup lights and license plate lights.
Police also point out that rear fog lights in use when not needed can mask the brake lights.
It is predicted that the exterior lighting sectors most quickly to be replaced with LEDs are indicators and third brake lights, as well as headlamps, with prototypes expected between 2008 and 2010.
The vehicle features new six-spoke alloy wheels, LED daytime running lights, new rear light lenses, LED brake lights and restyled lower door mouldings.
As for the New Beetle cars, the brake lights may fail to switch on or off because of problems with the installation of the brake-light switching systems, it said.
Witnesses also told police they never saw Weller's brake lights on throughout the several blocks the vehicle traveled and, based on that, he was deemed negligent in driving his car, police said.
Frankfurt, Germany, September 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The new BMW 6-Series coupe specifies innovative rear brake lights supplied by Valeo that get bigger and brighter when the driver brakes hard.