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National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Act No. 93 of 1996)


National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000

Chapter VI : Fitness of Vehicles

Part II : Equipment on or in respect of vehicles

158. Visibility distance of lights


(1) Where provision is made in regulations 157 to 184, as to the distance from which certain lights and devices shall render objects visible or the distance within which such lights or devices shall be visible, such provision shall apply during the times stated in regulation 157(1)(b) in respect of a vehicle when upon a straight, reasonably level, unlighted public road in clear weather, unless a different time or condition is expressly stated.


(2) Every lamp required to be fitted or to be used in terms of any of these regulations shall emit a light of sufficient brilliance to be visible from a distance of at least 150 metres to a person of normal eyesight.