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I got a ticket a couple of days ago for having Yellow DRL's and Foglights...
Has anyone had any issues w/ this in BC? I read the MV Reg 4.01-.08 and nothings very clear in it.

If anyones been in the same situation, can you please let me know how you handled it?

I can't believe i got a ticket for this... crime must be low in Surrey
 

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Lol..I thought exhil made another thread about this topic down below...

But yeah its too bad. Just read the MVA and the particular sections that pertain to whether or not yellow DRLs are "legal." However, the components of the MVA can be overshadowed by DOT (department of transportation) regulations.

If you can prove that you have installed bulbs that conform to DOT regulations as well as conform to the MVA, then you should be okay. I can't say what you can do as I've never been in this situation, but I would try to contest it if you feel that there has been wrong-doing. In a court of law, if the officer who wrote the ticket cannot point out where exactly your lights were illegal, then his capability to prove your guilt cannot be proven "without a reasonable doubt."
 

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Lol..I thought exhil made another thread about this topic down below...

But yeah its too bad. Just read the MVA and the particular sections that pertain to whether or not yellow DRLs are "legal." However, the components of the MVA can be overshadowed by DOT (department of transportation) regulations.

If you can prove that you have installed bulbs that conform to DOT regulations as well as conform to the MVA, then you should be okay. I can't say what you can do as I've never been in this situation, but I would try to contest it if you feel that there has been wrong-doing. In a court of law, if the officer who wrote the ticket cannot point out where exactly your lights were illegal, then his capability to prove your guilt cannot be proven "without a reasonable doubt."
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I have been searching high and low for the MVA on the yellows for exhil and can't find them. I will call my cop buddy and see what he has to say or worse comes to worse I will call ICBC and ask them.
 

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Ticket for yellow fogs too?? Man those cops must be bored... I hope they lay off from me as I'm a female driver with yellow fogs... :eek:hnoes:

btw where were you in Surrey when you got pulled over, sounds like a good place to avoid!
 

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That sucks!!! Crazy thing is the here in the states, Acura Vigors, RL's and TL's came with yellow fog lights.
 

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I have been searching high and low for the MVA on the yellows for exhil and can't find them. I will call my cop buddy and see what he has to say or worse comes to worse I will call ICBC and ask them.
hmmm... my brother in law is VPD... He hasnt seen my ride, but i'll show him my yellow fogs one day and see what he says.
 

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I don't think you're supposed to have yellow lights. However, it is weird because some camaros come with orange drls.
when I bought my drls the package said "for off-road use only." I don't know why they would be illegal though as they
aren't bright and aren't dangerous what so ever. I do have a problem with yellow hid fogs which are bright as ****, but that's
a different story. If the bulbs aren't D.O.T certified they are illegal.

it's pointless asking cops what they think. They are just people, they aren't all the same. If they want to pull you over for going 65 in a 50 they can, most wont, but some will.
 

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I have been searching high and low for the MVA on the yellows for exhil and can't find them. I will call my cop buddy and see what he has to say or worse comes to worse I will call ICBC and ask them.
if you could let me know what the outcome is i'd greatly appreciate it! :D

Ticket for yellow fogs too?? Man those cops must be bored... I hope they lay off from me as I'm a female driver with yellow fogs... :eek:hnoes:

Seeing that he pulled over a guy on a bicycle (wearing a helmet) AS he was dealing with me... yeah i'd guess he was pretty bored..

btw where were you in Surrey when you got pulled over, sounds like a good place to avoid!
Fraser Heights Area. It's weird cause the cops in that area are pretty layed back seeing it's one of the "nicer" areas of surrey. lol
 

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i have yellow drl's also for almost 2 years. never got pulled over in vancouver burnaby richmond ***, even in the states and victoria.... as someone said the camaro has yellow drl's as stock...
 

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VPD are a bunch of crooks.....:hiding: except the nice police officer who let me go when he pulled me over.


I will be seeing my friend this weekend, he is in the traffic section of Richmond RCMP he will tell me what's what.
 

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@Susan keep us posted!: ) i have yellow DRL and 3k hid with yellow overlays on my fogs...So far no problems yet... I also have yellow DRL on my minivan.. no problems too.. Does that mean its better to use 6k hid on the fogs??
 

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VPD are a bunch of crooks.....:hiding: except the nice police officer who let me go when he pulled me over.


I will be seeing my friend this weekend, he is in the traffic section of Richmond RCMP he will tell me what's what.
Weekend passed! Where's the update SUSAN!?
 

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Only thing we can find is them not being approved by transport canada. I will go to the cop shop tomorrow and ask them in person
 

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Ticket for yellow fogs too?? Man those cops must be bored... I hope they lay off from me as I'm a female driver with yellow fogs... :eek:hnoes:

btw where were you in Surrey when you got pulled over, sounds like a good place to avoid!
agreed.

I've found that over the years in just about every province I've lived in that police will only enforce this sort of thing as an add-on to something else like speeding or whatever....unless in Richmond. Then all bets are off.

I'd like to add amber bulbs for my fogs
 

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I roll through burnaby via Canada way every morning, I run my hids and my yellow fog hids and always pass by the RCMP. I have yet to be pulled for blinding them. Knocking on wood.
 
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