"I live in New Hampshire. When I am in Massachusetts at night, I use
my front foglights for advance pothole detection. Is that misuse, or
wise use of a multi-tasker?
d;o) Yeah, Mass has its potholes, thanks to the state government that
taxes and spends on everything except roads and bridges. In my travels
thoughout NE, I've noticed pot holes in just about every state. New
York too, and Pa.
However, if you are using fog lights to spot potholes, you are driving
very, very slow. Fog lights illuminate nothing except off to the side
a bit and maybe five feet in front on you. You really should try your
When I go into NH, I drive extremely careful. I wouldn't want to get
in an accident with a native, especially one driving some clapped out
Chevy, because chances are 9 in 10 that he's not insured.
Fog lights, both front and rear, are for FOG. That's why they're
called FOG lights.