Islamabad Bans Sale, Purchase and Use of HID Lights In Vehicles to avoid discomfort
HID is a reason for trouble and discomfort for traffic coming from the opposite direction, says DM.
By Imposing Section 144 CrPc, the District Magistrate Islamabad has banned selling, purchasing and use of HID lights (High-Intensity Discharge) in vehicles within Islamabad for two months, as per the notification issued by District Magistrate on Friday.
As per the DM (District Magistrate), the HID is a reason for trouble and discomfort for traffic coming from the opposite direction. Due to their intensity, they can cause vision difficulties and result in dangerous accidents. However, some of these lights are also of substandard quality, this can lead to short-circuiting, which can cause a fire in a vehicle.
Cause of trouble for the traffic coming from opposite direction:
“It brought to the notice of DM that HID lights are installed in headlamps of commuting vehicles. These light cause trouble for the traffic coming from the opposite direction and are the reason for many fatal accidents. Moreover, most HIDs are cheap quality and are often responsible for a short circuit which often causes the eruption of fire in the vehicle,” the DM said in his notification.
This ban will prove to be quite helpful in minimizing accidents of such nature.
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