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Motor-Car Lights (Dazzle)

Volume 436: debated on Tuesday 15 April 1947

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asked the Minister of Transport if he will introduce regulations controlling the power and height of headlights, and making dipping obligatory on all motor vehicles.

The question of revising the existing Regulations in respect of the lighting of road vehicles will be given careful consideration in the light of any conclusions which may be reached by the Vehicles Committee of the Road Research Board as a result of their investigation of the headlight dazzle problem, to which I referred in my Answer to a Question by the hon. Member for Bucklow (Mr. Shepherd) on 31st March. I will bear my hon. Friend's suggestions in mind for consideration with the conclusions of the Vehicles Committee in due course.