Are cool blue lights legal?

Are cool blue lights legal?

Are cool blue lights legal?

Street legal bulbs such as the PIAA Xtreme White Plus and OSRAM Cool Blue Intense are perfect examples of bulbs that you can use on the road whilst achieving a great styling effect and crisp white light. Most maximum performance, standard and longlife halogen bulbs are road legal.

Are 5000K HID lights legal?

Bulbs around 5000K are illegal unless using off-road, and will appear to have a distinctive white light with a slight blue tint. If you're after a Xenon HID effect, your best choice is the Philips Diamond Vision range. Because these bulbs have a Kelvin rating of 5000K, they're not legal for road use.

Are there any light bulbs that are not road legal?

Xenon HID bulbs with a high colour temperature - such as 8000K or above - are sometimes not road legal. Halogen bulbs with a colour temperature of 4300K or over also tend to be non-road legal.

What's the difference between 5000K and 6000K LED bulbs?

Both 5000K and 6000K are very popular among those, who wish to upgrade the stock light bulbs to something brighter or more advanced. Even though these 2 colors may look very similar, it is a good idea to compare 5000K and 6000K to understand specs of each, differences and possible weaknesses that may influence your decision.

Why are xenon HID light bulbs still legal?

The reason why xenon HID bulbs can be blue and still road legal is all down to legislation. As Xenon bulbs became more popular, new laws were created that were more detailed and allow for higher colour temperatures.

Is it legal to use a halogen light bulb in a car?

When it comes to the legality of halogen car bulbs, it is the Kelvin rating (K) that really matters. Any halogen bulb with a Kelvin rating over 4200K is not legal for road use, and should only be used off-road. This is because bulbs begin to produce a light with a slight blue tint when they reach a colour temperature of around 4200K.


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