UK driving law - How flashing your car’s headlights could land you £1,000 fine
The bizarre incident unfolded when another driver saw his Vauxhall Insignia approaching from behind with blue flashing lights on Cow Lane in Trafford flashing around He initially told officers he had the set of blue lights, but claimed he had not yet used them that evening.
But the law states only those classed as emergency vehicles can use blue flashing lights and police, ambulance or fire service vehicles can use sirens. Norris, of Chorley in Lancashire, said: It was just a stupid mistake. However, District Judge Sam Goozee said: Norris pleaded guilty to using a vehicle where warning beacons were being used in a prohibited manner and a second offence of driving without insurance. If you have a story for our news team, email us at webnews metro.
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