Mandatory dipped beams use in EU
While driving in most of the European countries is required the dipped beams of the vehicle to be switched on 24 hours a day, during the whole year. The use of daytime lights of the vehicle is allowed only in the daytime and clear visibility conditions.
See the countries, where is mandatory to use dipped beams 24 hours per day (colored in red)
Important: It is recommended to use dipped beam, while driving in Greece, in case of poor visibility conditions caused by bad weather (fog, rain or snow) only. Driving with the dipped headlights during the day is prohibited! And more:
|country||dipped beams mandatory use||dipped beams mandatory use|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||YES|
|Moldova||only from 1 November to 31 March|
|Serbia and Montenegro||YES|
In the rest of the countries in Europe, you must follow the rule:
Dipped beams of the vehicle must be switched, while driving at the night, trhough the tunnel, in the day – only in case of poor visibility due to bad weather (fog, rain or snow).
More information about the country specific traffic rules check here.