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Brecon

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  1. There are regulations in place I am afraid, despite what you have been told.

    Road Vehicle Lighting regulations:

    Colour of light shown by lamps and reflectors

    11. —(1) No vehicle shall be fitted with a lamp which is capable of showing a red light to the front, except–

    (a)a red and white chequered domed lamp, or a red and white segmented mast-mounted warning beacon, fitted to a fire service control vehicle and intended for use at the scene of an emergency;

    (a side marker lamp or a side retro reflector;

    ©retro reflective material or a retro reflector designed primarily to reflect light to one or both sides of the vehicle and attached to or incorporated in any wheel or tyre of–

    (i)a pedal cycle and any sidecar attached to it;

    (ii)a solo motor bicycle or a motor bicycle combination; or

    (iii)an invalid carriage; or

    (d)a traffic sign.

    (2) No vehicle shall be fitted with a lamp which is capable of showing any light to the rear, other than a red light, except–

    (a)amber light from a direction indicator or side marker lamp;

    (white light from a reversing lamp;

    ©white light from a work lamp;

    (d)light to illuminate the interior of a vehicle;

    (e)light from an illuminated rear registration plate;

    (f)light for the purposes of illuminating a taxi meter;

    (g)in the case of a bus, light for the purposes of illuminating a route indicator;

    (h)blue light and white light from a chequered domed lamp fitted to a police control vehicle and intended for use at the scene of an emergency;

    (i)white light from a red and white chequered domed lamp, or a red and white segmented mast-mounted warning beacon, fitted to a fire service control vehicle and intended for use at the scene of an emergency;

    (j)green light and white light from a chequered domed lamp fitted to an ambulance control vehicle and intended for use at the scene of an emergency;

     

    (k)blue light from a warning beacon or rear special warning lamp fitted to an emergency vehicle, or from any device fitted to a vehicle used for police purposes;

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