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Old 23-03-2020, 08:51 AM   #16
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foglights with better penetration power will be your best bet
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Old 25-03-2020, 09:15 AM   #17
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Headlights and fog lights, no rear fog lights pls.
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Old 25-03-2020, 10:09 AM   #18
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Kns TS like this you just find 1 place to park and wait till rain stop
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Old 25-03-2020, 10:14 PM   #19
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Switch on high beam and rear fog lamp, if your car have the latter. It will increase visibility of your car to others
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Old 25-03-2020, 11:18 PM   #20
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Switch on high beam and rear fog lamp, if your car have the latter. It will increase visibility of your car to others
High beam, you sure....Worst advise....
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Old 25-03-2020, 11:33 PM   #21
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Switch on high beam and rear fog lamp, if your car have the latter. It will increase visibility of your car to others
I hope youíre just being a troll, this is the most inconsiderate thing to be doing on the road be it heavy rain or not
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Old 26-03-2020, 01:19 AM   #22
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Head and fog lights.
Drive slow.
Donít drive next to other cars. Canít see lane markings so you will need space.
Donít drive too close to the sides to avoid mounting kerbs which you canít see.
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Old 26-03-2020, 11:27 AM   #23
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on hazard light and drive slow in heavy rain when visibility is less than 50m.
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Old 26-03-2020, 03:23 PM   #24
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I hope you’re just being a troll, this is the most inconsiderate thing to be doing on the road be it heavy rain or not
If its very heavy rain (down to 50m-100m visibility), the rain will act as a filter so the highbeam is not glaring to the front driver and help to guide front cars when they need change lane.

If its not heavy rain then of course shouldnt on high beam

PS: I hardly turn it on, unless heavy rain is very bad. which is rare (like 1-3x a year)
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Old 26-03-2020, 08:50 PM   #25
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Wipers max speed but wind shield can't see anything

I only know drive slow

Any experts?
Wear a pair of good quality anti-glare glasses and drive a tad bit faster.
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Old 27-03-2020, 01:44 AM   #26
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Keeping the hazard lights on is actually an old and tested way. Many driver now cry it is a bad idea. But yellow is about the only light you can see in heavy down pour. It is better than the rear fog light.

Only thing is stick to the lane. Turn off hazard to signal.

Hazard light is debatable, I don't recommend keeping it on as it may confuse other drivers. Only on if you're coming to a stop on the highway to warn others
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Old 27-03-2020, 02:16 AM   #27
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Drive bloody slow, on hazard light to drive.
Did it once in a visibility super bad day.
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Old 27-03-2020, 02:18 AM   #28
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For those who recommend switching on hazard and drive in heavy rain. Can I ask you if tomorrow you see a person driving slow in the left lane with hazard lights on, what will you do? If that car is changing lane how can you tell? Switching on the hazard lights and driving during heavy rain was advice that people used during the 50's 60's when headlights weren't so bright and advanced and there were far fewer cars on the roads. And some on say its proven since long ago, you didn't get into any accident doesn't mean you didn't cause any accidents. Someone who was driving behind you, on seeing the hazards light might overtake you but since your car is still moving the car overtaking have to drive faster to overtake you and misjudge the speed of surrounding vehicles.
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Old 27-03-2020, 07:55 AM   #29
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Drive bloody slow, on hazard light to drive.
Did it once in a visibility super bad day.
on hazard lights means you are a hazard
if you are a hazard please take yourself off the road and don't be a hazard to others
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Old 27-03-2020, 09:01 AM   #30
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Get the basics right: switch on your headlights as though it's night time.

In heavy rain, your vehicle is almost invisible in the rear view mirror if your headlights are switched off.
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