Cars and trucks from Ford, Chevrolet, Dodge, Volkswagen, Audi, Mercedes, BMW, Porsche, Honda and Toyota offer LED daylight running lights on many of their models, according to Cars.com. While Canada, the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe mandated daytime running lights for all new production cars as of 2011, there is not a law requiring daytime running lights in the United States, as of 2015. However, many U.S. automakers continue to offer them.Continue Reading
There is disagreement as to whether these LED running lights help to prevent accidents. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states that the use of the lights have not equaled a reduction in accidents, which is why the LEDs are not mandated for the American roads.
Most of the top-selling cars and trucks for May, 2015, including the Ford F-150 Heavy Duty Pick-Up Truck, the Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord, come with daylight LED running lights as standard. Even the million-dollar supercars of the world, such as the La Ferrari, the Porsche 918 Spyder and the McLaren P1, come with LED Daylight running lights as standard.
These LED daytime running lights have become so popular that they have spawned a large aftermarket. There is an endless amount of auto accessory companies that offer an LED daytime running light configuration for just about any make and model in the auto industry.Learn more about Car Parts & Maintenance