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  • By Troy Christianson, Minnesota State Patrol
    January 24, 2023
    Question: Can someone please tell dealers or inform people that their auto lights do not work during daylight hours? Or put it on those digital signs along the interstates? I did not know this when I bought my ’05 Vibe and someone told me that. So when we had these storms and fog, there are people driving without lights at all or no taillights and when it is a white or silver vehicle makes it…
  • By Sgt. Troy Christianson, Minnesota Highway Patrol
    December 07, 2021
    Question: I have a question about headlights. It seems that drivers are using their hi-beams to compensate for their cloudy headlights. Is this an equipment problem? Answer: Using high beams to compensate for cloudy headlights is a hazard to oncoming traffic. If your headlights are cloudy, it is recommended that you clean them. If they are still cloudy after cleaning them, you may have to replace…
  • By Sgt. Troy Christianson, Minnesota Highway Patrol
    January 21, 2020
    Question: I have a question regarding the auxiliary headlights on a truck with a plow. Are they a requirement? I purchased a plow for my truck recently and the lights that came with are not nearly as bright as the stock lights on my truck. My stock headlights actually work perfectly fine over the top of the plow without any glare back at me. Are the auxiliary headlights I always see on plow…
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