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Old 12-27-2011, 10:00 PM   #1
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Off road or auxiliary light laws

I recently got some IPF 968csg lights for my truck. Someone told me these lights are illegal unless you have covers on them? Or over 55w u need covers. Or they are illegal full stop.

I've seen plenty of trucks all over Canada with these PIAA or hella lights on their trucks so I am not sure.

If u know what the laws are in Alberta for after market lights that would be great.
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we have quite a few canaduh members on here, im sure somebody will chime in soon. I aint got a clue lol
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Here in california i believe u need covers on your lights i dont have covers for mine i would just cover em up if they came with covers, an if u dont have covers i would carry around some old socks incase u get pulled over and throw the socks over em my buddies did that coming out of the desert so he wouldnt get a ticket.
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Here in california i believe u need covers on your lights i dont have covers for mine i would just cover em up if they came with covers, an if u dont have covers i would carry around some old socks incase u get pulled over and throw the socks over em my buddies did that coming out of the desert so he wouldnt get a ticket.
really? even if they arent pointed high?
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Doesnt matter if they are pointing down the need covers.
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Doesnt matter if they are pointing down the need covers.
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But really all cops have different attitudes and to me its rare to hear of such a ticket unless u are driving with them down the road lol
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But really all cops have different attitudes and to me its rare to hear of such a ticket unless u are driving with them down the road lol
is this refering to all types of aftermarket lights? what if they are those hella 500 fog lights?
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Thats a good question cuz i know they are driving lights as well another thing u can only drive with 4 lights on at a time headlights and fogs nothing else my buddy told me that when he got pulled over.
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As far as I know in BC, you are only allowed to have 2 driving lights and 2 additional lights (like fog lights) and all others must be covered whenever on a paved road.

The cops most likely will never ticket you, but they could.
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Ok the old sox trick might work. They have the mesh or guarding on the front of them so normal covers won't fit. I see so many trucks around here with no covers I just hope it's not illegal and I get a dick cop looking for something to ticket me on.

I also heard that as long as they are wired to only turn on with your high beam it's ok. Lots of conflicting info out there.
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Thats a good question cuz i know they are driving lights as well another thing u can only drive with 4 lights on at a time headlights and fogs nothing else my buddy told me that when he got pulled over.
huh. i just put some hella 500s on(non fog lights) because my stock head lights suck...
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But really all cops have different attitudes and to me its rare to hear of such a ticket unless u are driving with them down the road lol
When on some pretty remote hwys here in a Canadian blizzard it would be nice to have them on.

Not talking about fogs.
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Yeah best advice i can give is just carry some covers if u have them or some homemade ones that will stay on the lights when u drive away.
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I have my blackout covers in the back.......just in case
do you use those lights on the road?
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I do all the time lol i like seeing how bright and far my HIDs go lol but not with cars around.
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I do all the time lol i like seeing how bright and far my HIDs go lol but not with cars around.
I have mine adjusted level with my regular headlights.. i guess il just have to find out and see
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i drive with my 4 kc lights on and my high beams quite alot down here, but where i live you can drive for 30 minutes to a hour and not pass anybody. so its nice lol and the deer here are stupid.
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i drive with my 4 kc lights on and my high beams quite alot down here, but where i live you can drive for 30 minutes to a hour and not pass anybody. so its nice lol and the deer here are stupid.
another reason i got the hellas
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they have a really bad habit of walking into the side of vehicles, i have been ran into quite a few times lol
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