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Lights and warning devices

Fog lights, headlights, driving lights – oh my! Wrap your head around the most important rules.

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Rules for lights and warning devices

There are a lot of different kinds of lights and warning devices to be aware of on Victorian roads and knowing when to use them can be a challenge. Here, we summarise the basics.

The summaries RACV provide on Victorian road rules are based on the Victorian Road Safety Road Rules 2017. We make sure to reference the exact rule where possible. When reading, keep in mind that we’re providing general information, not legal advice. If you’re looking for specific questions on any legal matter, consult with a lawyer for help.