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Hey Texans - you better have your headlights on in the rain. It's the law.

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Posted at 11:23 AM, Oct 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-30 13:03:50-04

During all the recent rain, we have see some complaints on social media about Texans not using their headlights on the interstate.

In case you are new here, Texas requires headlights to be on at nighttime and when visibilty is less than 1,000 feet.

What does 1,000 feet look like? This Reddit thread gives you a good idea:

What Does 1000 Feet Look Like? from r/dndnext

So basically, anytime it rains in Texas, it's safe to say you should have your headlights on. Some states are even stricter than Texas, like Arkansas. Arkansas requires headlights to be on if windshield wipers are in use. Alabama, Delaware, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Virginia also follow this law.

For more information on headlight laws in each state, click here.

Indiana even requires that headlights be white or amber.