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AB 1854: Wipers On, Lights On (2004)


AB 1854 (2004) requires that California drivers turn on their headlights during inclement weather (“wipers on, lights on”). 

Final Status and Text

AB 1854 is no longer active. Its final status was:
Signed into Law

You can read its final text on the Legislature's Bill Information site.

News & Press Releases about AB 1854

10/13/2009 - Reminder To Drivers To Keep "Wipers On, Lights On" In Storm

12/07/2007 - As rain returns to Bay Area, time to review headlight-wiper law

09/21/2004 - Governor Sign "Oughta Be a Law" Bill; Fourth Annual Contest Begins Today