LED Daytime running lights
Led daytime running lights for car. We have more than 4 types depending on the needs of the client. The daytime running lights are carried installed all the new cars that come out to the market. Its function is to make light in position during the day and night light during the night. The daytime ru...
Led daytime running lights for car. We have more than 4 types depending on the needs of the client. The daytime running lights are carried installed all the new cars that come out to the market. Its function is to make light in position during the day and night light during the night. The daytime running light led has advantages compared to the halogen: has a longer duration and a higher luminosity increasing safety on the road. The most common is to install a headlight daytime running light as they can be approved and MOT. Plus they come sealed so that no water gets into the lighthouse. The daytime running light is also called led DRL which comes from the English Day Runing Lights.
When we drive, security should be one of our top priorities, to do this one of the most important things is to see, and be seen.
It ended up that turn the lights on only when dark. We should have lights in the daytime.
Several studies have concluded that 1 out of every 20 accidents could have been avoided if they had taken the lights on all the time, as we increase considerably that other vehicles can see us.
In these studies we analyzed the distance we can see a car, this varies depending on the color of the car and the time of day. A basic summary would be this:
- A car black to 70 meters.
- A grey car to 120 meters.
- A white car to 160 meters.
- A car black to 130 meters.
- A grey car to 220 meters.
- A white car to 230 meters.
- A car black to 30 meters.
- A grey car to 90 meters.
- A white car to 100 meters.
However, if the car takes the lights on this distance would increase to 240 meters regardless of the color of the car.
Can I put daytime running lights if my car is not the leads of the series?
A lot of cars already come with system daytime running lights or DRL (its acronym in English). Are direct lights, low intensity, that light up as you turn on the car and that we do not have option to turn off. They are mandatory in all cars manufactured after 2011, there is halogen and led. The trend in the new models is that these lights are led, due to its lower consumption and increased light output, even so, the function is the same: to help other drivers we detected more easily.
If your car does not carry lights daytime running series, on our website you can find different options to install them.
All of our lights are comparable, we will provide you with the necessary documentation so that you can approve your daytime running lights and as well include them in the technical specifications for your vehicle to have no problem at the time of the MOT.
It is important to note that these lights are not designed to illuminate the road, are exclusively to increase our visibility with respect to other drivers.
The majority are either dimmed or switched off as we turn on the lights of the road.
What requirements must comply with the daytime running lights?
As is logical, one cannot place the daytime running lights on any site, the regulation obliges to respect certain parameters:
For the DRL is not integrated in the optical groups:
- Maximum height from the ground: 150 cm
- Minimum height from the ground: 25 cm
- The maximum distance from the side: 40 cm
- Minimum separation between panels: 60 cm
The headlamps or lights have to comply with the regulations ECE R87, and the installation must be in accordance with ECE R48.
For the MOT of reform, which include the daytime running lights in the tab of your car, you will need a certificate of workshop to verify the correct installation.
For example, the last specifies that the lights have to be placed within a level determined, inhibiéndose with the light position, and have been working with the engine on, from the start.
What model of DRL to choose?
In our website you will find several models of daylight. In your description you will be able to see the exact steps that will help you to choose the one that best suits to your car, either round or elongated.
Also you can find some specific to certain models of car as the Mini Cooper, or Porsche Cayenne.
Don't hesitate to put daytime running lights on your car, it is very simple and help to secure our roads.
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