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DOT vs not DOT

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Don't know for sure, but I assume the light has to be a certain brightness, and be able to be seen from a certain distance, and also be a certain height off the ground. For example, an aftermarket turn signal lamp that has a smoke tint would probably not be DOT approved, as it could not be seen as clearly as a clear lens.

Some states are more picky than others in what they will let you get away with.

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The LED are the brightest ones on the market and most are not DOT approved.....just doesn't seem right.

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Could be too bright. There are automotive light bulbs that are brighter than stock, and labled for closed course use only.

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