Florida law allowing hazard lights in the rain goes into effect today
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Starting today, July 1, drivers who are on the road during a major downpour can use their hazard lights, in some situations.
Using your hazard lights while driving is only permitted during a rain storm and drivers must be on a road with a speed limit of 55 MPH or higher.
Drivers are still forbidden from turning on their hazards on streets with lower speed limits.
Windshield wipers and headlights are still required to be on while it’s raining in Florida.
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