2006 Code of Virginia § 46.2-1034 - When dimming headlights required

46.2-1034. When dimming headlights required.

Whenever a vehicle is being driven on a highway or a portion thereof which issufficiently lighted to reveal any person or object upon such highway at adistance of 350 feet ahead, the operator of such vehicle shall use the lowbeam of his vehicle's headlights or shall dim the headlights if the vehiclehas single-beam lights. Whenever a vehicle approaches an oncoming vehiclewithin 500 feet, the driver of such vehicle shall use the low beam of hisvehicle's headlights so aimed that glaring rays are not projected into theeyes of the oncoming driver or dim the headlights, if the vehicle hassingle-beam lights. Whenever the driver of any motor vehicle approaches fromthe rear or follows within 200 feet of another vehicle proceeding in the samedirection, the driver shall use the low beam of his vehicle's headlights orshall dim the headlights if the vehicle has single-beam lights.

(Code 1950, 46-279; 1954, c. 114; 1958, c. 541, 46.1-272; 1989, c. 727.)

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