Tail lights are one of the lighting systems that are usually mounted at the back of automobiles. Tail lights are sometimes called tail lamp or rear lamp. These are special kind of lights that are normally mounted at the rear or back of the car which definitely have a left side and right side position. Basically, tail light is groups of lights that are used with different functions. These lights are composed of reverse lights, indicator lights, and brake lights.
The reverse light is a part of the tail light assembly. These lights are being turn on automatically when the driver shifts into reverse gear. The reverse lights have high luminosity brightness than the other tail lights but these lights are not as bright as the front headlights.
The indicator light is commonly called the turn signal lights or turn signal flasher with a regulatory color of yellow. The turn signal lights indicate whether the vehicle will go or turn to the left and/or to the right lane. These are also used as an indicator for an emergency, hazards or emergency brakes.
Another part of the tail lights assembly is the brake lights that have the largest part in the entire section of the tail light assembly. This light is commonly called as stop light and can also be used as parking lights. The stop light will automatically turned on when the driver applies brake on the vehicle or when the vehicle’s headlight is turned on. The park lights indicate the presence of the vehicle at night from other vehicle. The park light is also used as early warning to other vehicles from behind.
The tail light assembly is very significant and important to every vehicle. Drivers cannot notice immediately the presence of other vehicles without tail lights especially at night.