Motorcycles and high beams

Here's a great topic from the Department of Motor Vehicles' weekly newsletter: Motorcyclists who use their high beam while riding during the day. Is that OK? Using the high beam is a great way for motorcyclists to be seen by other road users, according to the agency. "Studies show that during the day, a motorcycle with its light on is twice as likely to be noticed," the DMV said. "Using your high beam during the day and at night increases the chances that oncoming drivers will see you; however, only use your high beam if it is legal and safe to do so. For example, when it's foggy and difficult to see straight ahead, use the low beam." For more information about motorcycle safety, vist www.dmv.ca.gov, click the Publication tab, then the Motorcycle handbook button.
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