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Old 01-26-2013, 04:08 PM   #1
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Ticket for "white not red" tail lights

I have clear altezza tail lights, I passed my Texas state insp. no problem. I've had them for years (2008), my wife got pulled over last night and received a ticket saying that vehicle has "white not red" tail lights??? Any ideas on new tails or how to correct the "issue"?
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:10 PM   #2
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Forgot to mention this was military(navy) police.
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Old 01-27-2013, 05:07 AM   #3
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here is the inspection criteria
http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/rsd/vi/...nCriteria.aspx

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1. Inspection Procedure. Check operation and condition visually.
2. Inspect for and reject if:
a. Required lamp or lamps are not present.
b. Lamp is not securely mounted to vehicle.
c. Lamp does not completely emit a red light plainly visible 1,000 feet to the rear.
d. Lamp lens is painted, missing, discolored, or does not fit properly.
e. Wiring is shoddy or electrical connections are poor.
f. Lamp is not wired so as to be lighted when head lamps or auxiliary driving lamps are lighted.
g. Lamp is obstructed by any part of the body.
h. Lamp lens is not red color.
i. Lamps are not mounted on the same level and as widely spaced laterally as practicable.
j. Lamps are not mounted on rear of vehicle.
k. Lens is cracked or broken to the extent that a portion of the lens is missing and/or separated, permitting light from the bulb to emit through the crack or break.
NOTE: Lamp lenses cannot be repaired with repair tape or repair kit.
maybe 'h' is why they ticketed her?
but doesn't it have a red covering over the bulb?
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Old 01-27-2013, 05:21 AM   #4
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A friend of mine had clear lenses on his old truck for a while,with red bulbs..he got rear ended twice..they are not easy to see in the day.
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Are they completely clear? Any pics OP?

Because these come from Toyota this way and they have clear (with some red):
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:37 AM   #6
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When the 09's came out with the above rear lenses, to me they did seem to look "aftermarket" or potentially "illegal" equipment. But many manufactures now offer the same equipment or look like our lenses so they should be use to seeing these?
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:40 AM   #7
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When the 09's came out with the above rear lenses, to me they did seem to look "aftermarket" or potentially "illegal" equipment. But many manufactures now offer the same equipment or look like our lenses so they should be use to seeing these?
I agree, I actually don't like them and prefer the originals. Anyways, I wonder if this is different from the OPs because it has some red. I have seen after market with no red what so ever.
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If that's the case then the way to fix it is put the stock tail lights back in...

Most states at least require that the tail lights at least reflect red.
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Why would he install those regardless of the law?
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Yup, they are pretty clear. I didn't know this was a law OP, but the only thing to do is change them out some red ones.

Although a law, I see them everywhere here, my guess is the MP who pulled you over had nothing else to do on laid back Corpus Christi afternoon. Ebay time!
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I bought these back in '08 I like em, the bulbs are red. I bought them bc the wifey backed into a fence and broke the oem ones. Gotta save some cash gonna get some led ones.

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/RSD/VI/lighting.htm

According to this I'm in the green.
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well that sucks.. sorry to hear!
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Ticket got thrown out
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Ticket got thrown out
Fantastic! It would have been a shame to have to have replaced them. I think that they look great.
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Ticket got thrown out
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