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Old 03-27-2012, 09:52 PM   #1
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Illegal to have Red Lights and No Front Plate?

Is it illegal to have Red Halo Lights and No Front License Plate? Got caught twice for both offense. Some people tell me I only have halo lights and it is not the main headlight that is red and shouldn't be an offense. Some people also telling me only the rear license plate is required not the front. Someone tell me the correct rules!
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Old 03-27-2012, 10:04 PM   #2
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Well here in the US (I see your in Guam so Im not sure the laws there) but you can not have blue or red lights on ur car while driving. They are for show only. As far as the front plate that varies by state.
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Old 03-27-2012, 10:12 PM   #3
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White and Amber are the only authorized light colors on the front of a (operating) vehicle in most states. And front plates are required in Guam, at least they were a couple years ago. Read up on your motor vehicle statutes for your area. They'll save you allot of headaches, and points on your record.
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Old 03-27-2012, 10:34 PM   #4
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Im sooooooooo glad I live in a state where you dont a need a front plate, it looks like $%*@!
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Old 03-27-2012, 10:38 PM   #5
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Well here in the US (I see your in Guam so Im not sure the laws there) but you can not have blue or red lights on ur car while driving. They are for show only. As far as the front plate that varies by state.
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The reason behind the law is red/blue lights resemble police lights from a distance. Folks may think help is arriving.
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Old 03-27-2012, 10:38 PM   #6
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Well since you got busted twice I'm going to guess that "YES"! It is illegal to have red lights and no front license plate were you live...
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Old 03-27-2012, 10:42 PM   #7
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Is it illegal to have Red Halo Lights and No Front License Plate? Got caught twice for both offense. Some people tell me I only have halo lights and it is not the main headlight that is red and shouldn't be an offense. Some people also telling me only the rear license plate is required not the front. Someone tell me the correct rules!
Hmmm...since Guam is an island and you stated that you have been caught twice now for both offenses I would safely say that anywhere in Guam would be illegal to both of the things that you did.
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Old 03-27-2012, 11:56 PM   #8
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I haven't had a front plate on the car since July and have not been ticketed for it. It is illegal here but I figure the cops have better things to do than stop any car for not having a front plate. I figure it's probably not worth their time unless they just add it on to a speeding ticket, for instance. There's no way they can tell if my car is from out of state or not without first seeing the back plate, so what are the going to do, whip out into traffic when they see I'm not from out of state and should have a plate?
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:38 AM   #9
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In Jersey anything is legal as long as you don't get caught!!!
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:37 PM   #10
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Well since you got busted twice I'm going to guess that "YES"! It is illegal to have red lights and no front license plate were you live...
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:45 PM   #11
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:47 PM   #12
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It depends on the county. i had red fogs in my camaro and never got pulled over.
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:50 PM   #13
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Depends on the state.

I'm in IL and a front plate is required. I don't have one. I have never been pulled over for it.

But I have been ticketed once... In the parking lot of a circuit court...
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:59 PM   #14
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Different color headlights is a no-no. Emergency vehicles use that.

Front plate rules vary by state. I've been rolling without one since I got my car four months ago and haven't been caught yet, but its a risk I'm taking by choice.
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Old 03-28-2012, 03:45 PM   #15
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Just had blue LEDs installed in my fog lights. Someone mentioned it was illegal to have blue lights in Georgia, but I haven't found anything specifically stating that fact. Guess I'll find out the HARD way!!
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:35 PM   #16
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I am in Texas and never been stop...High profile car running with orange to redish halos daily and also no front plate. With the emblem pros cup holder switches able to turn the Halos off instantly without cops even noticing. Best mod ever
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Old 03-29-2012, 01:44 PM   #17
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We can set you up with one of our "No Drill / No Adhesive" license plate brackets if you decide you want to stop getting pulled over http://www.jacfab.com If you're interested send me a PM as the website shipping is not set up to calculate international shipping. I like to use USPS for international order as there is less paperwork, and it's cheaper than UPS/FedEX.

Here where I live (Oregon) it is illegal to drive with red or blue lights as they are "reserved" for Police, Fire, and Medical vehicles.
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Old 03-29-2012, 02:46 PM   #18
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Just had blue LEDs installed in my fog lights. Someone mentioned it was illegal to have blue lights in Georgia, but I haven't found anything specifically stating that fact. Guess I'll find out the HARD way!!
It's illegal in Georgia to have blue lights of any kind on your car while driving on the street unless you are in law enforcement or an emergency vehicle

"O.C .G.A. § 40-8-90: Emergency Vehicles
Equipment; restrictions to use blue lights
No person, firm, or corporation shall operate a vehicle equipped with or containing a device capable
of producing blue lights, with the exception of federal, state or local law enforcement vehicles,
vehicles with a permit granted by a state agency, or antique, hobby and special interest vehicles
under certain conditions. An exception exists for any elected sheriff who is using a personal
vehicle in law enforcement activity, pursuant to an agreement between the sheriff and the county
governing authority. Violation is a misdemeanor. Any person who uses a vehicle equipped with blue
lights in the commission of a felony is subject to a fine of not less than $1,000 or not less than
one year imprisonment. Effective July 1, 2005. SB 178"
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