Driving on Christmas Tree Lane
Original post made by Careful Driver on Dec 7, 2006
(Ignore the top part about the bowling alley thief).
the article states that drivers driving down Christmas Tree Lane should drive with only their parking lights on. Is this legal?
Is this okay with the police? I understood that it is illegal after dark to drive with no lights or only your parking lights.
Can anyone clarify this?
on Dec 7, 2006 at 9:54 am
I'm guessing it's legal for the purpose of enjoying the decorations on Christmas Tree Lane -- but only because it's been going on for decades and I've never heard of anyone getting a ticket there.
It's kind of rude to have your headlights on when driving down CT Lane anyway. Your headlights make the experience less brilliant for everyone around you. There are a LOT of lights on, so it's not as though your headlights are needed for navigation.
The street is all of two blocks long. If it bothers you to drive with your headlights off, park somewhere and walk the street. Then you can get annoyed at the drivers who have their headlights on.
on Dec 8, 2006 at 3:14 pm
I have been visiting CL Lane since I was little and had many friends when I was elementary school age that lived on that street. As far as I can recall, there has never been a casualty due to driving without headlights on.
Come out and enjoy the fun!
on Dec 12, 2006 at 11:19 am
Hey, good point, CT Lane driver! Why bother driving? It's so much more fun to bundle up and walk the two blocks. You can hear the carolers and the piped-in Nutcracker music that you would otherwise miss. Ditch the car -- get the full experience.