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On many highways up here there are maximum *and* minimum speed limits. If you are driving below the minimum speed limit, you are supposed to have your hazard lights on.
The odd time I have had a car problem that necessitated driving slower than the lower limit, I have used hazard lights as I drove. It lets others know that I have a problem, even though that might not otherwise be evident.
Coming up behind stopped traffic (eg traffic jam), I touch the brake pedal (to illuminate the lights but not apply significant braking force) and maintain enough space to accelerate and then decelerate again to prevent being rear ended. I don't use hazard lights for that and I don't believe I have ever seen someone else do the same.
I also turn on hazard lights if I must stop at the side of the road, at least on a freeway or some other busy/dangerous situation.
Posts in this Thread:
- Driving Etiquette, flashing lights front and rear..., Cary, Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:40:38
- Re: Driving Etiquette, flashing lights front and rear..., Craig, Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:23:58
- I flash lights to warn off radar traps/police ahead..., Scott Paterson , Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:55:47
- Re: Driving Etiquette, flashing lights front and rear..., GFW3pedals , Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:31:14
- Re: Driving Etiquette, flashing lights front and rear..., bobc , Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:21:39
- No, hazards only when stopped for me, GFW3pedals , Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:05:48
- Flashers under 40, Cary, Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:47:20
- Hazards while driving..., Scott Paterson , Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:15:59
- maximize my visibility to others, bobc , Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:41:50
- Re: No, hazards only when stopped for me, Snowmobile , Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:29:52 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: Driving Etiquette, flashing lights front and rear..., Saab88, Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:56:03
- Re: Driving Etiquette, flashing lights front and rear..., EGD , Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:52:19
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