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Regulation 23

SCHEDULE 6Requirements relating to optional front fog lamps

1.  Number—

(a) Any vehicle not covered by sub- paragraph (b):

No requirement

(b) A motor bicycle, other than a motor bicycle or motor bicycle combination, first used on or after 24th January 1996:

Not more than two

2.  Position—

(a) Longitudinal:

No requirement

(b) Lateral—

(i)Where a pair of front fog lamps is used in conditions of seriously reduced visibility in place of the obligatory dipped beam headlamps — Maximum distance from side of vehicle:

400 mm

(ii)In all other cases:

No requirement

(c) Vertical—

(i)Maximum height above the ground—

(A)Any vehicle not covered by head (B):

1200 mm

(B)An agricultural vehicle, a road clearance vehicle, an aerodrome fire tender, an aerodrome runway sweeper, an industrial tractor, engineering plant and a home forces' vehicle:

No requirement

(ii)Minimum height above the ground:

No requirement

3.  Angles of visibility:

No requirement

4.  Alignment:

To the front and so aimed that the upper edge of the beam is, as near as practicable, 3 per cent. below the horizontal when the vehicle is at its kerb- side weight and has a weight of 75 kg on the driver’s seat

5.  Markings—

(a) A vehicle first used on or after 24th January 1996:

An approval mark

(b) Any other vehicle:

No requirement

6.  Size of illuminated area:

No requirement

7.  Colour:

White or yellow

8.  Wattage:

No requirement

9.  Intensity:

No requirement

10.  Electrical connections:

No individual requirement

11.  Tell-tale:

No requirement

12.  Other requirements—

Every front fog lamp shall be so constructed that the direction of the beam of light emitted therefrom can be adjusted whilst the vehicle is stationary.

13.  Definitions—

In this Schedule “approval mark” means either—

(a)a marking designated as an approval mark by regulation 5 of the Designation of Approval Marks Regulations and shown at item 19 of Schedule 4 to those Regulations; or

(b)a marking designated as an approval mark by regulation 4 of the Designation of Approval Marks Regulations and shown at item 19 or 19A of Schedule 2 to those Regulations.